By Erin Dougherty FoleyAdam R. Young, and Craig B. Simonsen

Seyfarth Synopsis: The Minnesota Supreme Court found that a job applicant need only prove that the employee’s interest in a 12-week maternity leave was the “substantial causative factor” that “actually motivated” the employer’s decision to rescind her job offer and did not need to show anger
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By: Daniel B. Klein and  Carolyn B. French

On January 7, 2015, during one of his final days in office, Governor Deval Patrick signed into law the Parental Leave bill, which amends and replaces the Massachusetts Maternity Leave Act (“MMLA”) and greatly expands its scope.

The most significant aspect of the new law is that it extends to men the
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