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Paid Family Medical Leave: The High Cost of the “Grand Bargain” for Employers - Pt. 4

This last article in the four-part serious outlining the problems associated with Massachusetts’ Paid Family Medical Leave law (“PFML”) discusses several unsettled issues with the potential to cause significant problems for Massachusetts’ emp… Read More
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Paid Family Medical Leave: The High Cost of the “Grand Bargain” for Employers - Pt. 3

Part 3: Death by a Thousand Paper Cuts – The Piling on of PFML Problems for Employers[1] In addition to the Paid Family Medical Leave’s (“PFML’s”) problematic retaliation and intermittent leave provisions noted in the prior two Chamber arti… Read More
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Paid Family Medical Leave: The High Cost of the “Grand Bargain” for Employers - Pt. 2

There are several unintended(?) consequences from the Paid Family Medical Leave’s (“PFML’s”) passage that impact employers in the Commonwealth. This article, the second in a series of articles highlighting the problems of PFML, will address t… Read More
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Paid Family Medical Leave: The High Cost of the “Grand Bargain” for Employers - Pt. 1

Part 1: The Insurmountable Retaliation Provision In June 2018, Massachusetts enacted the “Grand Bargain” legislation, which included a new law for Paid Family Medical Leave (“PFML”). Though labeled a “compromise bill” by the Commonwealth,… Read More
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About William Rocha

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William J. Rocha provides part-time general counsel services to privately-owned small and mid-size companies. He began his fifteen-year legal career as a litigator, focusing primarily on business, employment, and patent litigation. He then went in ho… Read More

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