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Global ESG Rules Affect Massachusetts Companies

By Matthew Gardner and Cristina Mendoza Sustainserv Massachusetts companies face a rapidly changing landscape of regulations mandating disclosures…


Sarah Mills Joins AIM Government-Affairs Team

Associated Industries of Massachusetts has bolstered its government affairs operation with the hiring of Sarah Mills, an experienced…


Federal Update: Portal Now Open for Contractors

The United States Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP) Contractor Portal opened on April ….

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Ask the Helpline: May a Terminated Worker Collect Unemployment?

Question We recently terminated an employee for performance issues. Can he receive unemployment when his termination was for…

Human Resources | Workforce

Furniture Chain Runs Afoul of Wage Act with Commissioned Employees

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) ruled in 2019 that commissioned sales employees have a right to premium…

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HR Professionals: Be Mindful of Antitrust Law

By Chris Deubert Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP Maybe don’t get a drink with your competitor. These are not easy times to…

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CDC Updates Guidelines for Respiratory Viruses

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released new guidance on how to respond to COVID…

Employment Law | Human Resources

Employee Awarded Unemployment Benefits after Vaccine Refusal

While it may seem that the world has moved on from the COVID-19 pandemic, cases related to employer…

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Court Strikes Down NLRB Joint-Employer Rule

A federal judge in Texas recently struck down the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) new joint-employer rule, which…