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The Education Reform Primer: Career and Technical Education (CTE) – From Agriculture to STEAM

Legal protections for youth sports volunteers in Massachusetts

Although participating as a volunteer in a youth sports organization can be very rewarding, the nature of youth sports carries obvious risks of injuries to the participants. Unfortunately, these injuries sometimes lead to lawsuits against the coaches, officials, and organizers…

Barton Gilman welcomes new attorneys

     Rita E. Nerney and Edward D. Pare III have joined Barton Gilman. Rita focuses her practice on civil litigation, in the areas of general liability, professional liability, education law, employment law, and insurance coverage. Prior to joining the…

Employer Alert: Massachusetts Updates Family and Medical Leave Laws

Massachusetts has recently enacted legislation establishing mandatory paid medical leave for employees. This legislation creates a significant new benefit that in many cases will exceed the benefits currently afforded through the Family and Medical Leave Act, or through an employer’s…