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Employment Bias Complaints Continue to Decline

August 14, 2018

The report is good news for employers with a continued long-term trend toward fewer complaints being filed since FY 2013. Read more...

Ask the Hotline | The Process of a Discrimination Complaint

August 14, 2018

Employment complaints typically include one or more of the following discrimination allegations - race, color, creed, national origin, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, and veteran’s status. Read more...

OSHA to Repeal Portions of Electronic Reporting Rule

August 14, 2018

ERR has a long and tortured history. Read more...

Ask the Hotline | Make Employee Pay for Lost Check?

July 29, 2018

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) ruled in the 2011 Camara case that an employer could only make deductions from an employee’s paycheck where “there exists a clear and established debt owed to the employer by the employee.” Read more...

'Grand Bargain' Will Change Minimum Wage, Sunday Pay

July 29, 2018

The so-called “grand bargain” approved by the Massachusetts Legislature and signed by Governor Charlie Baker will not only usher in paid family and medical leave, but also make significant changes to the state minimum wage and rules governing Sunday and holiday premium pay. Read more...

Criminal Histories Fair Game for Employment Decisions

July 29, 2018

Although Massachusetts employers are limited in how they can ask about an employee’s criminal history, they are not similarly constrained against making employment decisions based on that history if obtained from a source other than the employee. Read more...

AIM Teams with Worcester Business Journal on Manufacturing

July 22, 2018

AIM, along with Mass Development, Mass Tech Collaborative and Mass MEP is partnering with the Worcester Business Journal to promote the many positive aspects of a career in manufacturing to future graduates and job seekers. Read more...