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AIM President: Technology Key to Solving Worker Shortage

Robotics, artificial intelligence and automation hold the unique promise of resolving the shortage of skilled workers that threatens…

Tax Reform Repatriation Levy Right Around the Corner

Editor’s note – Alan Osmolowski, CPA, is a partner at BlumShapiro, the largest regional business advisory firm based in…

Competition Moderates Clean-Energy Costs for Ratepayers

Clean energy in Massachusetts is finally subject to the laws of economics. That’s good news for both businesses…

AIM Weighs In On Key Employment-Law Issues

Associated Industries of Massachusetts weighed in yesterday on 73 bills pending before a key legislative committee considering employment-law…

Employer Confidence Closes 2017 at 18-Year High

Surging optimism about the state and national economies left Massachusetts employers with their highest level of confidence in…

Tax Reform to Reduce Electric Rates

Federal tax reform may soon generate a $56 million windfall for Eversource electric ratepayers in Massachusetts.

Summing Up, Looking Ahead: Challenges Await Employers

The first half of the 2017-2018 legislative session in Massachusetts was dominated by the issue of health-care costs…

The Top 10 Massachusetts Business Stories of 2017

A generational reset of the nation’s tax code, a controversial employer assessment to fund health insurance for poor…

A Positive First Step for Manufacturing Education

The Baker Administration last week took a first step toward addressing the shortage of skilled workers in Massachusetts…