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UMass Lowell Awarded 2024 Gould Award

UMass Lowell is on a roll. Named the No. 1 public school in the Commonwealth by the Wall…


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 ….

Human Resources

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…

Business | Tax & Finances | Workforce

House Panel Proposes $58 Billion State Budget

By Sam Larson Vice President, Government Affairs The Massachusetts House Ways and Means Committee last week unveiled its…

Business | Business Confidence | Health Care | Workforce

Business Confidence Retreats in March

Massachusetts employers are still not persuaded that the economy is fully healthy. The Associated Industries of Massachusetts Business…

Business | Education | Workforce

MCAS Graduation Requirement Key to Economy

By Brooke Thomson President & CEO Associated Industries of Massachusetts has always championed the value of education and…

Business | Diversity

AIM Honors Samuel M. Gebru, Black Lion Strategies, with 2024 Latimer Award

Samuel M. Gebru, founder and CEO of Black Lion Strategies, has made a career of creating “good trouble.”…

AIM, PNC to Honor Best Places for Working Parents Massachusetts

Associated Industries of Massachusetts and PNC Bank today announced a partnership designed to celebrate Massachusetts companies that support…