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Government Changes Definition of Interns

January 18, 2018

The United States Department of Labor has announced changes to the way it defines interns, a shift that will affect thousands of employers in Massachusetts. Read more...

Ask the Hotline | Understanding the Prevailing Wage Law

January 16, 2018

But for the companies that must follow the prevailing-wage law, knowing and complying with it are fundamental to performing public construction in Massachusetts. Read more...

OSHA Boosts Penalties

January 16, 2018

The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced that it has raised its penalties for violations. Read more...

Minimum Wage Picture Changes in New England

January 3, 2018

Three states - Maine, Rhode Island and Vermont - marked the start of the year with increases in their minimum wage. Read more...

Ask the Hotline | 'Disabled' Employee Uses Marijuana

January 2, 2018

Medical marijuana has been legal in Massachusetts since 2013 and recreational marijuana since 2016. Read more...

What Constitutes Undue Hardship for Employers?

January 2, 2018

When does accommodating an employee represent an undue hardship for an employer? Read more...

Baby, It's Cold Outside

January 2, 2018

The worst cold snap in more than a century reminds us that winter can bring on cold stress if your business involves outdoor work or exposure to the cold (e.g. loading dock, driving). Read more...