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Overtime Rule Blocked by Federal Court; Implementation Delayed

On November 22, 2016, a federal judge in Texas halted the enforcement of the DOL’s new overtime rule until further notice. The rule, which was set to take effect on December 1, 2016, would have increased the salary threshold for the “white collar overtime exemptions” to $47,476 per year. While the judge’s preliminary injunction may […]

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Massachusetts HR Compliance News: Large Employers Must Provide Paid Leave for Veterans on Veterans Day

Effective as of July 14, 2016, a new law in Massachusetts requires private employers with 50 or more employees to provide paid leave to any veteran desiring to participate in a Veterans Day exercise, parade, or service in his or her community of residence. Employers must allow these employees enough time to participate in these types of events in the community where […]

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Massachusetts Earned Sick Time Law: Final Regulations and Employee Notice

The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office has issued the final regulations and corresponding employee notice for the Massachusetts Earned Sick Time Law, which goes into effect on July 1, 2015. Summary of the Law The Earned Sick Time law requires employers to provide all employees, including part-time, seasonal and temporary employees, one hour of sick time […]

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Important Updates on the Earned Sick Time Law in Massachusetts

On June 10, 2015, the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office issued two important items regarding the new Massachusetts Earned Sick Time law — an amended safe harbor and a workplace notice. The law, which goes into effect on July 1, 2015, entitles many employees in Massachusetts to earn and use sick time according to certain conditions. Below […]

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New Law Expands Parental Leave Rights in Massachusetts

This month, a new bill was signed into law that expands the scope of the Massachusetts Maternity Leave Act. Below is a brief overview of how the Parental Leave Law may impact your business and its employees. General Overview Effective April 7, 2015, employers with 6 or more employees must allow eligible employees — regardless of gender — […]

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New Hampshire Social Media Privacy Law Takes Effect on September 30th

As of September 30th, 2014, New Hampshire employers must take note of a new law regarding their employees’ use of social media. The law, which is designed to protect employee privacy, prohibits employers from taking actions such as: Requesting or requiring that an employee or prospective employee disclose login information for accessing any personal account […]

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Weekly Roundup, 1/17/14: Articles on HR, Employee Benefits, & Finance

Here’s our weekly roundup (week ending 1/17/2014) of articles that may benefit CFOs, HR professionals, employee benefit specialists, and others. We hope that you find them helpful. If you have questions on how any of these topics impact your business, please contact our team. Connecting with millennials about voluntary benefits This article from BenefitsPro highlights […]

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