The B&B Docket Blog:

Developments in the Dynamic World

of Business and Employment Law

New York City To Mandate Pay Transparency

On November 1, New York City employers will be required to include a minimum and maximum salary or hourly wage in job ads. This pay-transparency law makes it an unlawful discriminatory practice for an employer to post any job listing without the salary or wage information. While Massachusetts has not enacted a law requiring employers to disclose wage ranges in…

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SJC Denies Attorneys’ Fees In Fiduciary Suit

The “American Rule” has long disallowed a prevailing party in litigation from recovering its attorneys’ fees from the losing party, absent unusual circumstances. The Supreme Judicial Court held in the recent case of Tocci v. Tocci that the American Rule stands as firmly as ever, denying a closely held corporation from recovering the attorneys’ fees that it had expended in…

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