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Massachusetts Maintains Multiple Definitions of Independent Contractor

Massachusetts employers often struggle to cope with the two Massachusetts independent contractor (IC) statutes. There is guidance from…

Welcome to the Month of September

Welcome to September. It’s the month that marks the end of summer vacations, the beginning of the academic…

Human Resources

Ask the Hotline: What is a ‘Serious Health Condition?’

Question An employee just requested time off because she is suffering from anxiety.  I am not sure whether…

This Week in Massachusetts – August 16, 2022

New cannabis equity law sparks hope for would-be business owners WGBH: Massachusetts’ new cannabis equity law is drawing…

3 Ways to Create an Effective Employee Cybersecurity Training Program

ICorps Technologies Security If there’s one takeaway from this year’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, it’s that your employees…

This Week in Massachusetts – August 9, 2022

Hiring Gets Easier for Some Employers Despite Hot Job Market Boston Globe – Some big U.S. companies say…

Workforce

Accommodating Neurodiversity in the Workplace

A recent settlement reached with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) highlights the fact that the Americans…

Workforce

EEOC Issues Guidance on Use of Artificial Intelligence in Hiring

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a new guidance this past May on the use of software,…

Human Resources

Ask the Hotline: The CROWN Act

Question We have a dress and grooming policy that requires employees to tie their hair back when they’re…