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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 you about the law taking effect October 22 under which a Firefighter will get the benefit of the cancer presumption--something previously only [...]

2019-01-17T15:34:57-04:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Employment|Tags: , , , |

New Rules At JLMC For Police And Fire Interest Arbitration

The JLMC has issued new rules designed to promote negotiations and, where necessary, expedite arbitrations.  There will be greater scrutiny of petitions filed after minimal bargaining.  The committee may even decline jurisdiction. The issues to be submitted are now due to the JLMC 5-days in advance of the 3A hearing, but the exchange of issues [...]

2018-08-05T16:33:46-04:00September 11th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Employment, MA Labor/DLR|Tags: , , , , |