Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP Lawyers Present at the MMHR Labor Relations Law Update
Partner Michael Maccaro and attorney Paul King presented at the Massachusetts Municipal Human Resources Association Labor Relations Law Update on October 29, 2020. Mr. Maccaro and Mr. King were introduced on the virtual update by partner, Katherine Hesse. MHTL’s attorneys discussed recent U.S. Supreme Court, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, and Massachusetts Appeals Court cases. A few of the cases included were Bostock v. Clayton County from June 2020, Little Sisters of the Poor Saints Peter and Paul Home v. Pennsylvania from July 2020, DaPrato v. Mass Water Resources Authority, Parker v. EnerNOC Inc., and Donis v. American Waste Services, LLC. Next, they gave a brief regulatory update with agency updates and the recent changes and amendments regarding OSHA. Mr. Maccaro and Mr. King also talked about The Families First Coronavirus Relief Act, specifically the employee leave entitlements. Lastly, they reviewed Governor Baker’s COVID-19 Order No. 45, which was signed by the Governor on July 24, 2020.
Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane LLP is also known throughout New England for its labor and employment practice as well as its extensive business litigation and advising employers on internal reviews and strategic legal approaches when dealing with the government. The firm also has an extensive education law practice representing public, private, and nonprofit educational institutions from pre-K through the college and university level.
Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane LLP., would like to congratulate Katherine Hesse, Regina Williams Tate and Mary Ellen Sowyrda for being recognized as New England’s 2020 Super Lawyers. Katherine Hesse is a partner at the firm and was acknowledged for her proficiency in Employment and Labor law. Regina Williams Tate and Mary Ellen Sowyrda are also partners at the firm and were recognized for their expertise in Schools and Education law. It is no surprise to the firm that Read More
On Monday, November 2, 2020, Governor Baker issued three new COVID-19 Orders, all of which are effective Friday, November 6, 2020 at 12:01 a.m.
COVID-19 Order No. 53 (https://www.mass.gov/doc/covid-19-order-53/download) imposes a Mandatory Night-Time Closing Period for Certain Businesses and Activities from 9:30 p.m. each day until 5:00 a.m. the following day. This Mandatory Closing Period Order prohibits certain businesses, facilities, and activities from admitting customers, patrons, or members of the public to their premises or otherwise offering, providing, or permitting in-person, on-premises services or activities, during the closed period.