MRW Blog

A Step Toward A Living Wage

Governor Deval Patrick has signed into law an increase in the state’s mandatory minimum wage, which will be implemented over three years. Starting on January 1, 2015, the Massachusetts minimum wage will rise from $8.00 to $9.00/ hour for non-agricultural, non-service, employees. On January 1, 2016, the minimum will increase again to $10.00/ hour and […]

Posted: December 23, 2014 | Author: clerk | Categories: news

MRW Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

We’re pleased to announce that once again Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky P.C. has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers in its 2015 listings for the best law firms in the United States.  The firm has been listed under Tier 1 Boston, Employment Law – Individuals and under Tier 1 Boston, Litigation […]

Posted: December 8, 2014 | Author: clerk | Categories: Uncategorized

Good News for Pregnant Women in the Workplace

The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEOC) issued a new enforcement guidance for the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) this year.  The new guidance incorporates the protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Affordable Care Act (ACA), broadens the definition of protected pregnancy-related conditions, and adds light duty obligations within the PDA.  This is a […]

Posted: October 22, 2014 | Author: clerk | Categories: Uncategorized