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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Trade Secrets Protected Under Federal Law for First Time

By Roger Hood | The President signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) on May 12th. Now, for the first time, companies seeking to […]

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Wearable Technology in the Workplace: A Perk or Invasion of Privacy?

 By Roger Hood | Almost daily, we hear about “wearable technology” in the workplace.   The legal quagmire of issues that arise range from privacy and security […]

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Data Protection in the Digital Age: New RI Identity Theft Law

By Roger Hood | Governor Raimondo signed the Rhode Island Identity Theft Protection Act of 2015 in June, which will take effect in one year. The […]

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New Data Security Requirements For Credit Card Service Providers

By Roger Hood | As a result of the highly publicized credit card breaches involving Target, Home Depot and Sony (and more), the policies governing these […]

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OSHA Expands Reporting & Exemptions in 2015

By Roger W. Hood | In a new rule published this month that will take effect on January 1, 2015, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) […]

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