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What Will the Fiscal Cliff Agreement Mean to Employers?

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 signed yesterday by President Barack Obama contains broad business tax provisions…

Speaker Backs Unemployment Rate Freeze, Reforms

Massachusetts House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo today called for freezing Unemployment Insurance rates for 2013 and examining structural…

Japan’s Eventful Month Underscores Opportunities for Massachusetts

An eventful month in Japan provides a timely reminder that the Asian nation remains a key trading partner…

Top 10 Massachusetts Business Stories of 2012

The year 2012 was one of questions, not answers.

Aging Boomers Drive Profound Changes in U.S. Economy

“For decades we have known that the retirement of the baby boomers would be a monumental event for…

Normalization of Trade with Russia will Help Massachusetts Exporters

Approval by Congress of Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) with Russia will create new market opportunities for companies…

Massachusetts Tops Nation in Cost of Health Insurance

Massachusetts is once again the most expensive state in the nation to buy health insurance, according to a…

Growing Number of Companies Refuse to Hire Smokers

Will the smoke-free workplace soon become the smoker-free workplace?

Forecasters Predict Favorable Winds for Massachusetts, U.S. Economy

The U.S. economy should enjoy favorable winds once it navigates the impending fiscal negotiations in Washington, forecasters predicted…