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Massachusetts Legislature Strikes "Grand Bargain"
On June 20, Massachusetts lawmakers approved legislation aimed at preventing several high profile ballot questions from appearing before voters in November.
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16 Jul 2018
MA Attorney General Issues Guidance On Pay Equity Law
The guidance, which can be found here, includes an overview of the law, responses to frequently asked questions, a self-evaluation guide for employers, and a sample checklist of policies and practices
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8 Mar 2018
Draft Regulations On Employer Health Care Assessment Released
The Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance has released draft regulations changing the existing Employer Medical Assistance Contribution (EMAC), creating a temporary supplemental contribution ...
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15 Nov 2017
Fall Legislative Sessions Commence; Attorney General Certifies Ballot Questions
Massachusetts lawmakers have returned from summer recess and are preparing to tackle a robust legislative agenda this fall.
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21 Sep 2017
Pay Equity Legislation Aims To Eliminate Wage Disparities Between Genders In Massachusetts
The Act to Establish Pay Equity (H. 1733 and S. 983) demands equal pay for comparable work done by men and women, establishes pay transparency, and requires fairness in hiring practices around wages.
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6 Aug 2015
Massachusetts Earned Sick Time Law Takes Effect July 1
Massachusetts’ Earned Sick Leave Law, which voters passed by ballot initiative last November, is set to become effective in less than two months on July 1, 2015.
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11 May 2015
Massachusetts Legislature Passes Minimum Wage Increase And Economic Development Package
House and Senate leaders have agreed to a compromise bill that both increases the minimum wage to $11 an hour.
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2 Jul 2014
Massachusetts Legislature Considers Unemployment Insurance Reform And Minimum Wage Increase
Increasing the minimum wage and reforming the unemployment insurance system in Massachusetts are the two major employment issues facing the Legislature.
United States
19 Mar 2014
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