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Matos, Bugbee Join AIM Board of Directors

June 10, 2018

Carlos Matos, Chief Operating Officer at Conexion Inc. in Boston, and David Bugbee, Managing Director at Citizens Bank in Boston, have joined the Board of Directors of Associated Industries of Massachusetts. Read more...

Discussions on Minimum Wage, Sales Tax Hit Impasse

June 8, 2018

The behind-the-scenes talks to strike a deal on Beacon Hill to keep several initiatives off the ballot this fall have apparently reached a "standstill," raising the likelihood that voters could have to decide whether it's a good time to both raise the minimum wage and lower the state's sales tax. Read more...

Ask the Hotline | Wacky IDs for Form I-9

June 4, 2018

Most employees produce the same standard documents when providing an employer with proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. (section 2) of the Form I-9. Read more...

Don't Close Your Eyes to Sleep Deprivation

June 4, 2018

But recent news articles about the risks posed to American workers by lack of sleep suggest that Li’l Abner might have been onto something. Read more...

Ask the Hotline | When Maximum Leave Runs into ADA

May 21, 2018

While many employers have time-specific policies about letting an employee go following an FMLA authorized leave, those policies do not address the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its requirement for employers to make a reasonable accommodation in certain circumstances. Read more...

Administration May Resurrect White-Collar Rules

May 21, 2018

The Trump Administration is considering another version of the controversial “white-collar” overtime regulations. Read more...

California Court Weighs in on Independent Contractors

May 21, 2018

Massachusetts employers that operate in California should be aware of a recent California Supreme Court decision regarding what may happen when an employer misclassifies workers as Independent Contractors (IC). Read more...

HSA Contribution Limits Rise Slightly

May 21, 2018

Participants in health savings accounts (HSAs) will see a small bump in contribution limits for the calendar year beginning in 2019, according to the US Internal Revenue Service. Read more...