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Premier Employment Lawyers: your portal to the nation’s leading employment attorneys and practice area news

 Employment law mediates the relationship between workers, employing entities, trade unions and the government. Collective labour law relates to the tripartite relationship between employee, employer and union. Individual labour law concerns employees’ rights at work and through the contract for work. Employment standards are social norms for the minimum socially acceptable conditions under which employees or contractors are allowed to work.

Each year Premier Employment Lawyers (PEL) researches and recommends leading labour lawyers across the United States.  PEL lists only one attorney and firm in each city and inclusion to the guide is by invitation only.

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Coronavirus: Employers Should Plan, Not Panic

Coronavirus, whose formal name is COVID-19, has been the subject of much media attention since the first outbreak in Wuhan, China, late last year. Just like recent outbreaks of the swine flu, the avian flu, SARS and the West Nile virus, each new “bug” creates fear surrounding a previously unknown threat. While there are tens of thousands of cases in [...]

Treble Ahead? SJC Opinion Offers Damages Caution For Massachusetts Employers With Commissioned Employees

On February 12, 2020, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) issued an opinion with significant implications for Massachusetts employers with commissioned employees. In Parker v. EnerNOC, Inc. (SJC-12703), the SJC held that (1) unpaid commissions lost as a result of retaliation are subject to trebling under the Massachusetts Payment of Wages Act (Wage Act); and (2) an employer cannot rely [...]

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