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No Health Magic Wand for Massachusetts Employers

Massachusetts employers are living through a twisted version of Cinderella in which the federal fairy Godmother helps everybody…

House OKs Stand-Alone Unemployment Insurance Rate Freeze

The Massachusetts House of Representatives approved a stand-alone Unemployment Insurance rate freeze yesterday that would avert an automatic…

NLRB Re-Introduces ‘Quickie’ Union Election Rule

The National Labor Relations Board last week resumed its effort to permit accelerated elections long sought by organized…

Senate Seeks Rate Stability with Unemployment Insurance Bill

The Massachusetts Senate passed an Unemployment Insurance reform bill today designed to stabilize UI tax rates for most…

GED is G-O-N-E in Massachusetts

Massachusetts employers accustomed to hiring people with the General Education Development (GED) high school equivalency certificate should be…

Massachusetts Economy Continues ‘Prolonged Convalescence’

Raymond G. Torto, global Chairman of Research at CBRE and Chair of AIM’s Board of Economic Advisors (BEA)…

Groceries Please, Hold the Politics

Associated Industries of Massachusetts and other business groups have filed a legal brief supporting the right of supermarkets…

Governor, Speaker Affirm Support for Unemployment Insurance Reform

Massachusetts employers should be encouraged that Governor Deval Patrick and House Speaker Robert DeLeo (right) have both affirmed…

AIM President Outlines Business Agenda for 2014

Richard C. Lord, President and Chief Executive Officer of Associated Industries of Massachusetts, delivered the following State of…