Policy

    • Up In Smoke?

      Massachusetts’ fledgling marijuana industry has been thrust into a state of uncertainty. On January 4th, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Obama guidelines that excluded marijuana from federal drug enforcement priorities (possession and distribution of pot is a federal offense). Obama’s guidelines paved the way for the legalization of marijuana in eight states, in ...

      Massachusetts Land Use Monitor- 13 readers -
  • City of Boston Updates its Inclusionary Development Policy

    … In December 2015, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh signed an Executive Order Relative to Inclusionary Development updating the city’s Inclusionary Development Policy (IDP), which has been in place since 2000. The IDP applies to residential developments with ten or more units that will either be developed on property owned by the City of Boston…

    Massachusetts Land Use Monitor- 14 readers -
  • Employer Reference Letters: What Are You Afraid Of?

    …), but easily managed. And, as the case law summarized above suggests, the risks of refusing to provide a reference are much greater. So, mindful of all of the above, what’s a responsible employer to do? Here are some tips for those of you wishing to maintain reference writing as part of good business practice: Establish a policy regarding the type…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 25 readers -
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