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August 31, 2018 | Business |

New Massachusetts Law Limiting Employee Non-Compete Agreements

By Attorney William F. Miller 

After numerous failed attempts, the Massachusetts legislature has finally passed a new law limiting noncompete agreements between a company and its employees and independent contractors. The legislation was signed into…

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August 15, 2018 | Business |

Public Hearing Set for Tomorrow on Proposed Hemp Regulations by RI Department of Business Regulations

By Attorney Benjamin L. Rackliffe

The RI Department of Business Regulations (DBR) will hold a public hearing tomorrow (August 16, 2016) at 10 a.m. on its proposed regulations for the state’s Industrial Hemp Agricultural Pilot Program…

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July 19, 2018 | Cyber Law |

Landmark Decision – Police Must Have a Warrant for Cell Phone Location Data

By Attorneys Samantha M. Vasques and Brian J. Lamoureux

Is your cell phone nearby? Are you reading this article on it right now? It’s probably no surprise to you that Americans are with their cell phones constantly. And, you…

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No More Agency Fees for Public Employees

By Attorneys Samantha M. Vasques and William E. O’Gara

For over forty years, public-sector unions could impose what were known as “agency fees” on non-members. The logic was that a union serving as the exclusive representative of a unit…

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