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Vermont Enacts Paid Sick Leave Law for Employees

In 2015, a new law in Massachusetts went into effect that requires employers to provide sick leave to their employees. On March 9, 2016, another New England state followed a similar path, as a paid sick leave law was signed in the state of Vermont. Here are a few quick highlights regarding the Vermont state […]

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How Does Your Company Compare? Download the 2015 Paid Time Off (PTO) Benchmarking Survey

While not all employers are legally obligated to provide paid vacation, it has become a common business practice to do so. In addition, some states — including Massachusetts — now have laws that mandate certain types of paid time off, such as sick time. Regardless, most employers must offer at least some amount and type […]

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Download the Benefits Bulletin for Q3 2015: ACA Subsidies, Out-of-Pocket Maximums, PTO Trends, and More

As we enter Q3 2015, there is no doubt that HR and employee benefits professionals may have quite a significant to-do list in the months ahead. Many key provisions of the Affordable Care Act will soon take effect, such as the employer reporting requirements for Form 1094-C and Form 1095-C, as well as small group […]

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Massachusetts Sick Time Leave Law Update: Transition Period Granted to Employers with Existing Paid Time-Off Policies

The Massachusetts’ Attorney General’s office issued transition relief on May 18th, 2015 for some employers in regards to the state’s new Sick Time Leave Law. The law will still go into effect on July 1st, 2015. However, a safe harbor has been put in place for employers that have existing Paid Time Off policies. Here […]

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Paid Time Off Benchmarking: CBG Benefits Mentioned by the Chicago Tribune

A recent article published by the Chicago Tribune sought to answer a question that many of your employees may be asking right now. That question is: “Am I getting my fair share of paid time off?“ To help employers stay on top of current trends, the article encourages readers to download the “2013 Paid Time […]

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Ideas to Improve Employee Engagement: Thoughts from a MassTLC Seminar

When it comes to engaging your company’s employees, do you know which efforts deliver the most value? Is it your employee benefits program? Your vacation policy? Your team-building outings? At the MassTLC Workforce Development Seminar on February 7th, one thing was made quite clear: There is not a one-size-fits-all solution regarding employee engagement. Also, companies must […]

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Weekly Roundup, 1/24/14: Articles on HR, Employee Benefits, & Finance

Here’s our weekly roundup (week ending 1/24/2014) 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. 5 Secrets for Small Business Recruiting Success If your company faces […]

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Is PTO Good For Your Business?

Is your company thinking of implementing a Personal Time Off (PTO) policy within its employee benefits program? While many companies continue to offer separate buckets for sick days and vacation days, the PTO approach provides a bank of hours that employees can draw from for a variety of reasons. To help you analyze whether the […]

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