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Bringing Employees Back to Work: Navigating Legal Questions Facing Employers as Workplaces Reopen Webinar Presented by Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane Attorneys

 

On June 4, 2020, Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP, attorneys, Nan ONeill, Kier Wachterhauser, Sarah Spatafore and Peter McNulty held a webinar, Bringing Employees Back to Work: Navigating Legal Questions Facing Employers as Workplaces Reopen. The webinar focused on the legal environment surrounding reopening Massachusetts.

 

Kier Wachterhauser introduced ONeill as presenter and Spatafore and McNulty as panelists. Attorney Nan ONeill presented how to coordinate compliance with these state and federal mandates, and how to develop employee communications and required employee training to comply with new and existing training obligations. Spatafore and McNulty answer questions from the audience pertaining to their practice area.

 

Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane LLP is known throughout New England for its labor and employment practice as well as its expansive municipal law practice. The firm also has an extensive education law practice representing more than 180 public, private and nonprofit educational institutions from elementary through the collegiate level.

 

 

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Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP Partner Receives Second Favorable BSEA Decision for Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District

  Mary Ellen Sowyrda, a Partner at Murphy, Hesse Toomey & Lehane, LLP, prevailed on behalf of her client, Hamilton-Wenham Regional School Distrist (“District”), for the second time in two months. In June 2021, Ms. Sowyrda received a favorable decision from the Bureau of Special Education (“BSEA”) in response to the District’s request for substitute consent to perform a three-year evaluation of a student. The second favorable Decision, involving the same student, is a result of a Hearing Request filed Read More

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The American Rescue Plan Act’s Aid Allocations to State, Local Governments, and Schools

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) which provides for a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus package. State and local governments, and also many educational entities, will receive substantial funding. Having endured the last year of the global COVID-19 pandemic, both states and local governments, as well as schools, have experienced unexpected expenses, losses in revenues, and budgetary burdens. The purpose of this Client Alert is to explain generally how funds from the ARPA relief aid have been designated to alleviate those COVID-19-related challenges.

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