June 21, 2019

On June 13, 2019, Governor Charlie Baker signed a bill to delay the deductions for Paid Family and Medical Leave.

The delay was pushed to give employers adequate time to understand the rules and inform their workforce, and to allow insurers to offer a private sector-bas...

May 1, 2019

* * * There have been a number of updates to Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave since this blog post was published. Please reference our updated blog for correct contribution percentages and deadlines. * * *

On June 28, 2018, a billwas signed affecting all empl...

On March 7, 2019 the Department of Labor announced a proposed rule that would make more than a million more American workers eligible for overtime.

The NPRM includes:

  • The proposal increases the minimum salary required for an employee to qualify for exemption from the...

November 1, 2018


What is the HIRD form? 

The Health Insurance Responsibility Disclosure (HIRD) is a new Massachusetts reporting requirement effective 2018. Information about your employer-sponsored insurance offerings is being collected so that MassHealth can identify the employees tha...

October 2, 2018

For the third quarter of 2018, the Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) sent out a notice entitled, Employer Medical Assistance Contribution (EMAC) Supplement Determination. This notice outlines how much is owed for the EMAC supplement, and the number of em...

August 31, 2018

Minimum Wage Increases

March 27, 2018

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act effective April 1st, 2018

Understanding the Act:

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act goes into effect April 1, 2018; at which time Massachusetts employers will be required to provide written notice to employees of...

March 15, 2018

Regarding the Notification from the Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA)

New TPA Roles for Employer Medical Assistance Contributions Supplement

                Understanding the Recent UI Notice:

Employer Medical As...

March 24, 2017

A vital alert has been issued by the IRS on an e-mail phishing scheme - a phishing scam that is spreading to many industries, school districts, not-for-profit institutions, and tribal organizations.  Please read (and share) the details of the IRS alert below.

"The Inter...

January 26, 2017

When it comes to marketing, there are many options and paths to choose. Finding a marketing strategy that works for your company can be a trial and error process. As we move into a more technology driven world marketing options are changing. For example, social media o...

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