Stop the Presses! Federal Judge Stays Implementation of the Overtime Exemption Rule Changes

In a ruling issued late yesterday, a Federal District Court Judge in Texas has blocked implementation of the Department of Labor’s amendments to the overtime exemption rules. For all who have worked hard in preparation to implement the changes that were scheduled to go into effect on December 1, 2016, at least for now there 

Attorney General Issues Gender Identity Guidance for Public Accommodations

Earlier today, Attorney General Maura Healey issued guidance for businesses to comply with the Massachusetts’ new transgender right law. Beginning on October 1, 2016, transgender people will be allowed to use bathrooms, locker rooms, changing rooms, and similar facilities that correspond to their own gender identity.  The law also requires all public accommodations, including restaurants