April 1st Heralds Employer-Mandated Accommodations for Pregnant Workers in MA

by Roger Hood | The Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act becomes effective on April 1st. The Act requires employers with six or more employees to provide […]

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Are You Pregnant? And Other Off-Limits Interview Questions

You probably wouldn’t ask someone that question — are you pregnant? — during a job interview or on an employment application, right? (Anyone who said “yes” […]

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RI Shoppers Take Note: Supreme Court Case About Taxation of Internet Transactions Might LOWER Your Sales Tax Bill

Rhode Island shoppers may be in for a surprising decrease in the Rhode Island sales tax from 7% to 6.5% by virtue of a pending U.S. […]

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Collapsing Broker Protocol Shifts Broker Recruiting Landscape

By Robert Duffy & Stacey Nakasian | The legal risk for investment advisors and brokers looking to change firms recently escalated when UBS, Morgan Stanley and […]

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Another First for Lil’ Rhody: Court Refuses to Pluck [Medical] Weed

  Rhode Island is known for firsts. The first circus in the US was held in Newport in 1774. In May of 1776, Rhode Island was […]

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New Guidelines for IP in Commercial Finance Benefit both Lenders and Businesses

By Patrick A. Guida | A new model agreement for documenting transactions secured by intellectual property clarifies much of the process for both lenders and business […]

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