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It’s Time for Structural Changes to the Unemployment Insurance System

Senate Budget Omits Dangerous Contingent Contract Provision

Sometimes a budget is significant more for what it omits than what it includes. That’s the case with…

Employers Have Stake in Education, Training of Future Workers

Having trouble finding qualified applicants for job openings?

State Loses Jobs in April; Statistics Lack Consistency

“The unemployment rate is based on a monthly sample of households,” the state’s Executive Office of Labor and…

Governor Offers Spirited Defense of Tax, Reform Proposal

AIM Seeks Voice in Deal that Threatens Liability Insurance Coverage

Associated Industries of Massachusetts has joined Procter & Gamble, 3M and other companies in challenging a proposed insurance-company…

Appeals Court Vacates NLRB Union Posting Rule

It appears increasingly likely that employers will not have to post notices in the workplace informing employees of…

Employers Remain Ambivalent about Economic Recovery

“The economy as a whole, and business confidence in Massachusetts along with it, is basically treading water.”

Some Encouraging April Employment Numbers

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 165,000 in April, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 7.5…