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FAQ's: Service Animals v. Emotional Support Animals in Massachusetts

Here is a sampling of the most frequently asked questions about service animals v.ESA.jpg emotional support animals in Massachusetts:

How to Conduct Effective Workplace Harassment Investigations in Massachusetts

The wave of workplace harassment allegations dominating headlines in recentInvestigation.jpg weeks has been a wake-up call to employers to review their anti-harassment policies in Massachusetts. However, the best-drafted policies are meaningless unless companies have an investigation protocol in place that mandates a prompt and thorough investigation of any complaints of sexual misconduct in the workplace.

When Is a Transfer a Reasonable Accommodation in Massachusetts?

Massachusetts G.L. ch. 151B is the state statute that prohibits discriminationDisability 4.jpg based on disability, and the interpretation of that statute sometimes differs from the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). One area where the two statutes diverge is an employer's obligation to transfer an employee to a vacant position.

How to Avoid the High Cost of a Guardianship or Conservatorship in Massachusetts

It doesn't matter how young or healthy you are. Bad things sometimes happen toEstate Planning 6.png good people. Whatever your age or health, for example, you might be only one car accident away from ending up mentally incapacitated. Have you prepared to make the legal burden on your family as light as possible?

Massachusetts Allows Employers to Legally Discriminate Based on Weight

While popular culture continues to perpetuate the notion that "fit" is preferable toDiscrimination and Prejudice.jpg "fat," few people are aware that it's legal in 49 states including Massachusetts to terminate a person for the unforgivable sin of packing a few extra pounds.

What Can I Do If My Ex is "Seriously Crazy" ?

Did you know that 1 out of 5 adults has a mental health issue? That meansMental Health 2.jpgthat every two to three families are dealing with a mental health issue at any given time. Look down the street. That means every other household in your own neighborhood is likely dealing with a mentally ill family member. You are far from alone, even though it may feel that way sometimes, especially when dealing with a case in family court.

Infographic: 6 Types of Massachusetts Bosses and How to Work With Them

From a visionary to a commander, there are different types of bosses. By understanding the leadership style of your manager, you'll be able to work with them better and create a path for success. 

ABLE Accounts for the Disabled Available in Massachusetts

Massachusetts launched its ABLE program, named The Attainable Savings Plan, to allow people who become disabled prior to age 26 to save money, tax-free, and have more financial freedom than they have had in decades.

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