Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the news and more

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021

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  • "Bad medicine for business? Vaccine mandate for Central Mass. companies of 100 a 'recipe for disaster,'" Worcester Telegram & Gazette (Nov. 9). MBA Labor & Employment Section Council Chair Michelle M. De Oliveira discussed the legal standing of a new mandate by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration that requires private businesses with more than 100 employees to have their staffs vaccinated against COVID-19. 

  • "Interlocutory appeal of disputed settlement sought," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Nov. 8). MBA member Jennifer A. Creedon was quoted in an article about a Supreme Judicial Court case involving a party's potential right to an interlocutory appeal under the doctrine of present execution after a trial judge denied its motion to enforce a disputed settlement reached over email.

  • "No immunity for cop’s reckless driving in personal vehicle," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (Nov. 8). MBA members Martin J. Rooney and Peter E. Heppner commented on a Supreme Judicial Court decision that a police officer who injured a fellow officer while driving his personal vehicle on town property during a paid lunch break from mandatory firearms training was not immune from tort liability under the Massachusetts Tort Claims Act.
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