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DOL Issues Proposed Rule on Independent Contractors

The US Department of Labor (DOL) proposes to rescind a rule proposed last year and replace it with…

Human Resources

Family Leave Rates to Drop in 2023

The Massachusetts Department of Family of Medical Leave (DFML) recently announced that its rates will decrease in 2023…

Human Resources

Ask the Hotline – Time Off to Vote

Question Does our company have to give time off to vote, and if so, does the time have…

Manufacturing

The 7 Options for Inventory Management- Act Now Before Year-End

By Jennifer Clement, Strategic pursuits leader; Clifton Larson Allen Over the past 12 months, many businesses stocked up…

This Week In Massachusetts – October 12, 2022

Employers Still Struggling to Find Workers  Eagle Tribune – Employers are still struggling to find workers amid a…

Business Confidence

Business Confidence Weakens in September

Confidence among Massachusetts employers weakened slightly last month amid growing economic storm clouds both nationally and in Massachusetts….

This Week in Massachusetts – October 4, 2022

Massachusetts among 17 States offering Inflation Relief MassLive – Inflation has been high for much of this year,…

Human Resources

Ask the hotline

Question As we get closer to the November election, some of our employees are talking about politics in…

Human Resources | Workforce

Age Discrimination Factored into RIF Selection

A recent court decision found sufficient grounds for a laid-off 54-year-old engineer to claim age discrimination, even though…