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Monthly Archives: May 2008

Oceans Act of 2008 Posted on May 28

It was announced today that the Governor signed into law the Oceans Act of 2008. According to the Governor’s office the legislation “will require Massachusetts to develop a first-in-the-nation comprehensive plan to manage development in its state waters, balancing natural resource preservation with traditional and   …Continue Reading Oceans Act of 2008

Middlesex Law Library Closed for Move Posted on May 27

Effective Tuesday, May 27, 2008, the Middlesex Law Library in Cambridge will be closed as staff prepares for the move to our new location at 200 Trade Center, 3rd floor in Woburn. Please check back at this site for our official opening date in Woburn.

New Independent Contractor Advisory Posted on May 7

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has issued a new Advisory on the Massachusetts Independent Contractor/Misclassification Law. This new advisory, which supersedes all previous advisories on the topic, covers the history of the law, the three-prong test for determining status, actions constituting violation of the law,   …Continue Reading New Independent Contractor Advisory