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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 Recognized as a Top Women of Law Honoree for 2022

  Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP is proud to announce that Attorney Kathryn Murphy, a Partner at the firm, has been selected as a Top Women of Law 2022 honoree by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. The honorees are selected based upon their “ significant contributions to the legal profession while also serving as role models for women entering the law.” Ms. Murphy is the first attorney at the firm to receive this prestigious honor. She has been practicing law at Read More

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NEW LEGISLATION ADDRESSING BARRIERS TO CARE FOR MENTAL HEALTH HAS IMPACTS ON PUBLIC SCHOOLS

On August 10, 2022, Chapter 177 of Acts of 2022, “An Act Addressing Barriers to Care for Mental Health” was signed by Governor Baker. For public schools, it has impacts on student discipline, special education services, and emergency response plans. The bill goes into effect on November 8, 2022. Set forth below are summaries of the new law’s impact in the identified areas.

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