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The Week in Massachusetts – August 3, 2022

Baker Says Taxpayers Could Receive ‘North of $2.5 Billion’ in Tax Relief Boston Globe – With state coffers…

Diversity | Workforce

How to Create and Leverage DEI Programs as a Business Strategy

by Punam Rogers – Attorney; Constangy The key to effective diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives is creating…

This Week in Massachusetts – July 26, 2022

Jobless Rate Ticks Down, but Picture is Fuzzy 24 Talker – The statewide unemployment rate dropped to 3.7%…

Welcome to August

August may represent the dog days of summer, but it is also the time of many observances. Perhaps…

Employer Loses Non-Compete Enforcement Action

A recent court case highlights the importance of detail as well as the consequences when an employer seeks…

Human Resources

Ask the Hotline | Volunteer Firefighter is Late for Work

Question An employee called this morning to say he would be late to work because he was serving…

Workforce

COVID Does Not Trigger WARN Exemption

Does the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) natural disaster exception law provide a shield for Covid-19-related layoffs?…

Manufacturing

Choosing and Implementing an ERP System ( Part 1)

By Josh Chernin, Business Improvement Group Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems connect all functions of a business so…

Workforce

How a Goals-Oriented Approach to Succession Planning Can Be an Advantage

By Christopher Dhanraj Managing Principal;   CLA Key insights Make decisions based on your individual goals, not emotion. Lean…