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Economic Development | Transportation

Cape Bridges Represent Economic Lifeline

By Brooke Thomson President and CEO  The replacement of the Bourne and Sagamore Bridges on Cape Cod is…

Business Confidence | FInancial Services | Manufacturing

Business Confidence Falls in June

Massachusetts business confidence tumbled into pessimistic territory during June amid indications that the Federal Reserve’s two-year effort to…

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Five Takeaways from the Senate Economic-Development Bill

By Sam Larson Vice President, Government Affairs  Late in the evening of Thursday, July 11, the Massachusetts State…

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Business-Related Bills On the Table as Legislature Moves Toward End of Session

By Brooke Thomson President and CEO  The rest of the world may be on summer vacation, but the…

Employment Law

Texas Two-Step: Legal Challenges to Overtime, Non-Compete Rules

Join us for the Texas two-step, the confusing legal dance craze of the summer. It’s time to catch…

Employment Law

Court Finds Joint Employer Status in Back-Pay Case

The Massachusetts Appeals Court recently found that a car dealership and its contracted management company were joint employers…

Human Resources

Ask the Helpline – Requiring Use of Paid Time Off While on PFML Leave

Question So far, all our employees who have taken leave under the Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave law…

Business | Manufacturing | Workforce

Young People Drive Resurgence of Skilled Trades

By Brooke Thomson President & CEO Anyone who has tried to find a plumber to fix a leaky…

Economic Development | Housing

Legislature Advances Housing, Economic Development Bills

By Sam Larson Vice President of Government Affairs  The Massachusetts Legislature last week advanced sweeping measures designed to…