Massachusetts has recently notified employers that the COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave will end on March 15, 2022
Massachusetts passed a law on May 28, 2021, that requires Massachusetts private and public employers to provide up to 40 hours of paid emergency sick leave to employees for certain COVID-19 related reasons.
On April 1, 2021, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 which created a 100% employer-paid subsidy for COBRA coverage premiums from April 1st through September 30, 2021.
As we start a new year, we also start another year of state and federal law changes. This article provides a brief summary of certain law changesthat may impact businesses.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is taking grant applications from certain eligible small Massachusetts businesses that have experienced business loss due to COVID-19
Effective January 1, 2021, many Massachusetts employees, contractors and self-employed individuals will become eligible to take up to 26 weeks of paid family and medical leave under the Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave(“PFML”) law.
In order to reduce the potential exposures to COVID-19, Governor Baker has ordered additional limits on the size of gatherings at private residences and other limits on business activities effective Friday November 6
Employers are facing challenges dealing with employee vacations this summer, especially when they travel to hotspots. My July newsletter has some tips about the legal issues in dealing with employee travel.
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently ruled that an employee’s case against the employer did not rise to the level of a constructive discharge.
Governor Baker announced on May 18, 2020, that the Commonwealth will begin the process of reopening various business, industries and recreational locations over the next several weeks.