Two Days After OSHA’s Issuance Of The Emergency Temporary Standard Regarding COVID-19 Vaccination And Testing For Employers With 100+ Employees, A Court Halts Enforcement

November 8th, 2021 - 10:14am|

by Michelle M. De Oliveira, Esq. 

On November 6, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit granted an emergency motion to stay enforcement of OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), issued just […]

Business Interruption Insurance Coverage Update: Massachusetts Senate Considers Retroactively Expanding Coverage to Include Covid-19 Based Claims

March 27th, 2020 - 11:27am|

By: J. Nathan Cole

Massachusetts State Senator James B. Eldridge from Middlesex and Worcester Districts has introduced a bill (S.D. 2888) to rewrite and retroactively expand business interruption coverage to include losses caused by COVID-19. […]

COVID-19: Changes in The Landscape Of Unemployment Benefits, Layoffs Versus Furloughs & The WARN Act.

March 23rd, 2020 - 3:13pm|

Part I: Changes in the Landscape of Unemployment Benefits

The Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance (“DUA”) has adopted emergency regulations (430 CMR 22:00) to address the COVID-19 pandemic and the hardship it may cause to businesses and employees.