Blog2018-01-08T11:42:33-04:00

 

Tougher Than Ever To Use Criminal History To Reject Applicant For Employment

© Ekaterina79 | Dreamstime.com The already restrictive Massachusetts law limiting the use of criminal offender record information (“CORI”) in the hiring process has become more restrictive. The “look back” for criminal misdemeanor convictions [...]

By |January 5th, 2019|Categories: Employment, Uncategorized|0 Comments

SJC Allows Reinstatement of Police Officer Who Made “Intentionally Misleading” But Not False Statements

A fired Pittsfield police officer who made statements in a report that were “intentionally misleading” but not false, was reinstated after the SJC ruled that an arbitrator’s ruling can only be overturned if an officer’s [...]

By |November 17th, 2018|Categories: Employment|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Civil Service Commission Weighs In On “Acting” Time

The Commission recently issued a decision that may impact promotional list(s) and upcoming promotions if you have a promotion list resulting from the November 2017 Fire Lieutenant and Captain promotional examination. In Borjeson et al v. HRD, the [...]

By |October 17th, 2018|Categories: Employment|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Legislature Relaxes No Smoking Law For Firefighters and Police Officers

It was a windfall for Police Officers and Firefighters in the most recent session of the State Legislature and it came at the expense of Employers and consistency in the law. In our September Advisor, we told [...]

By |October 17th, 2018|Categories: Employment|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Legislature Relaxes No Smoking Law For Firefighters and Police Officers

It was a windfall for Police Officers and Firefighters in the most recent session of the State Legislature and it came at the expense of Employers and consistency in the law. In our September Advisor, [...]

By |October 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Employment|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Civil Service Commission Weighs In On “Acting” Time

The Commission recently issued a decision that may impact promotional list(s) and upcoming promotions if you have a promotion list resulting from the November 2017 Fire Lieutenant and Captain promotional examination. In Borjeson et al [...]

By |October 4th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Employment|Tags: , , |0 Comments