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House OKs Unemployment Reform; Freeze Remains Priority

The Massachusetts House of Representatives last night joined the state Senate in passing legislation to freeze Unemployment Insurance…

Employers Maintain ‘Show Me’ Attitude Toward Economy

Massachusetts employers might just as well be from Missouri these days as they continue to exhibit a “show…

House Plans Debate on Unemployment Insurance, Minimum Wage

The Massachusetts House of Representatives is scheduled to debate a bill Wednesday that would reform Unemployment Insurance and…

The ISO 9001 Standard – Can a Million Companies Be Wrong?

ISO 9001 has become the most recognized quality management credential in the world for manufacturing companies. More than…

Hiring Teens for the Summer? Be Sure to Know the Rules

Spring is when employers think about hiring teen-agers for the summer. In fact, public officials are busy encouraging…

Employers See Disconnect Between Schools, Economy

Twenty years of school reform have made Massachusetts a leader in public education, yet 69 percent of the…

State Extends Unemployment Tax Deadline

Massachusetts has extended by one month the deadline for employers to pay first-quarter Unemployment Insurance bills as lawmakers…

Panama: It’s Not Just About the Canal

Maintain Local Property Tax Exemption: File by April 1 Deadline