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First major Massachusetts tax cut in over a decade: Top 5 Things You Need to Know

After months of negotiations, the Massachusetts state legislature has finally agreed to pass a tax package that provides…

Business

Navigating Cultural Flashpoints from a Legal Perspective

By Dawn Solowey Seyfarth Shaw LLP, for AIM  We live in a polarized nation, in a contentious election…

Business | Human Resources

FLSA Allows Extra Pay for Exempt Employees

Employers often ask us how they can recognize or financially reward an exempt employee for going “above and…

Business | Human Resources

Court: FLSA Does Not Preempt State Claims

The US District Court in Massachusetts recently denied an employer’s motion to dismiss two state-law claims that were…

Business | Human Resources

State Auditing PFML Notice Compliance

The Massachusetts Department of Family Medical Leave (DFML) has reportedly been conducting compliance audits of employer practices related…

Business | Human Resources

Ask the Helpline | Preventing Human Trafficking

Question  My company is a subcontractor. We recently received a letter from one of our primary contractors asking…

Tax & Finances

State Faces Budget Crunch as Revenues Fall Short of Expectations

By Sam LarsonAIM Government Affairs January marked the seventh consecutive month in which state revenues have unperformed expectations. The…

Business

Structural Issues Challenge State Economy

By Brooke ThomsonPresident & CEO It appears for the moment that the Federal Reserve has engineered an economic…

Business | Diversity

AIM Names Head of Economic Inclusion

Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM) has named Karen Wallace, its chief marketing executive since 2020, to the newly…

Business | Employment Law | Workforce

AIM to Lead Effort on Skills-Based Hiring

The state’s largest business association announced today that it would assume a leadership role in helping Massachusetts employers…