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Monthly Archives: November 2008

Tractors on the Road Posted on Nov 18

The Boston Globe reported yesterday that a provision in the Massachusetts Dairy Farm Revitalization Act (St.2008, c.310) allows farm tractors to travel up to ten miles on roads. The limit had formerly been two miles. The new law, St.2008, c.310, s.7 amends MGL c.90, s.9.   …Continue Reading Tractors on the Road

Small Businesses May Be Liable for Employment Discrimination Posted on Nov 10

Last month in Thurdin v. SEI Boston, 452 Mass. 436 (Oct. 24, 2008), the Mass. Supreme Judicial Court held that an employee of a business with fewer than six employees (who is thus unable to sue under MGL c.151B) can sue for sex discrimination under   …Continue Reading Small Businesses May Be Liable for Employment Discrimination