All posts by Jim Russo

CROSS-COUNTRY U.S. ROUTE 6, THE BEGINNING

CROSS-COUNTRY U.S. ROUTE 6, THE BEGINNING Posted by Malerie Yolen-Cohen, guest blogger of Stay on Route 6 Did you know that the Route 6 on Cape Cod goes all the way to California, and was once the longest highway in the USA, running 3,652 miles to Long Beach before California renumbered its roads? Now, with its terminus in Bishop, CA and at 3,205 miles, U.S. R... Read More

The First Case under the MA Noncompete Law: A Quick Look

The First Case under the MA Noncompete Law: A Quick Look by foleyfoleypc MA Non-compete Agreement  Remember that sweeping MA non-compete law in 2018? Garden leave? It left us wondering about interpretation. Then we were occupied with other things, you know. Now, a Massachusetts court has finally shed some light on how the Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement A... Read More

Booster Shots: Dealer’s Choice (and MA COVID19 Emergency Paid Leave News)*

Booster Shots: Dealer’s Choice (and MA COVID19 Emergency Paid Leave News)* by foleyfoleypc Employers who want to mandate booster shots to fully vaccinated Pfizer recipients to protect their workplace can do so. Employers who do not want to mandate booster shots do not have to do so. How the heck can that be? As savvy readers know, the CDC guidelines are a best practice... Read More

Long COVID19: What Employers Should Know

Long COVID19: What Employers Should Know by foleyfoleypc By now, you have heard of long COVID, long haul COVID, post acute COVID, or chronic COVID.  Get ready for long COVID to impact the workplace. The EEOC has recently recognized that "long COVID" may be a disability under the ADA. We do not have the EEOC guidance yet, but this information from th... Read More

At a Scramble, Varied Strengths Come Into Play

At a Scramble, Varied Strengths Come Into Play The Eastham Chamber’s Tourney brings people together for fun and charity PROVINCETOWN INDEPENDENT BY RYAN FITZGERALD SEP 22, 2021 EASTHAM — Thunder and rain filled the morning of Thursday, Sept. 16, leaving participants in the annual Eastham Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament wondering if it would go on as s... Read More

Modern Pilgrim

Modern Pilgrim “One who journeys in foreign lands~ A pilgrim soul” A curiosity for who came before us, and for what’s up ahead It is not uncommon to want to trace our roots—we all have a bit of inner pilgrim in all of us. It’s been sort of a trendy preoccupation over these recent years to research where we come from and find out who our ancestors are through modern... Read More

The Future of Work…

The Future of Work… by foleyfoleypc Do you get emails with this title often? I do and think: where were you in February of 2020, bro? The reality is work is changing all the time and has been for decades. As society changes, so too does work. Gender roles, automation, technology, markets--workplaces were constantly evolving well before the recent adaptations that the pand... Read More

THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE – Beauty and Quirkiness in Full Bloom in Eastham

THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE Beauty and Quirkiness in Full Bloom in Eastham A garden tour that prides itself on being a little on the wild side THE PROVINCETOWN INDEPENDENT BY EDWARD BOCHES JUL 21, 2021 Nearly 400 garden lovers turned out for the Eastham Garden Tour on July 13, which benefits the town’s public library. Visitors roamed six gardens that fit the event’s ... Read More

Summer’s Coming, Workers Aren’t

Lower Cape TV Noah Johnson 14 May 2021 -- EASTHAM, MA -- Cape Cod faces a crisis-level seasonal workforce shortage in the build-up to summer 2021, leaving local businesses understaffed and unprepared to operate at full capacity. Many Cape establishments depend on foreign workers with a J-1 or H-2B visa every summer and a rash of work exchange program delays and cancellations ... Read More