Archives for February 2012

Arbitration Clauses Can Shorten Filing Deadlines, Alter Procedural Rules

Employers may have a new weapon to help them combat discrimination suits by disgruntled employees — craftily drafted arbitration clauses. That view will certainly carry the day if a recent superior court decision stands up on review. In a case that once again challenged the enforceability of an arbitration clause in the employment context, the court found that, despite a drastic reduction in the time frame for filing a discrimination suit under Massachusetts General Laws chapter 151B along with unliateral controls of procedural terms by the employer, the clause was enforceable. [Read more…]

Non Compete Agreements in Massachusetts