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March 18, 2024

CDC Issues New Guidance for COVID-19

On March 1, 2024, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) updated guidance on COVID-19
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February 12, 2024

New Law – New Compliance Obligations Corporate Transparency Act

On January 1, 2024, the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) went into effect creating new compliance requirements for certain companies. This new federal law imposes certain reporting responsibilities on many companies that are registered as entities with their secretary of state.
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June 10, 2022

New Hampshire Enacts Paid Family Medical Leave

On January 1, 2023, a new law may provide the opportunity for many New Hampshire employees to receive partially paid family medical leave.
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March 1, 2022

Massachusetts COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave Ending March 15, 2022

Massachusetts has recently notified employers that the COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave will end on March 15, 2022
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June 3, 2021

One More COVID-19 Law for MA Employers – COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave

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.
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May 10, 2021

American Recovery Plan Provides COBRA Subsidies: Deadline of Certain COBRA Notices of May 31st is Approaching!

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.
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February 3, 2021

New Year - New Laws!

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.
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January 13, 2021

Empowering Small Business - Small Business Grants – UPDATED - Application Deadline EXTENDED to Monday 1/18/21 11:59 p.m. !!

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is taking grant applications from certain eligible small Massachusetts businesses that have experienced business loss due to COVID-19
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January 5, 2021

Massachusetts Paid Family Medical Leave Law

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.
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November 6, 2020

Massachusetts’ Governor Baker Orders Further Restrictions on Gatherings

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
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August 3, 2020

Employee Vacations During COVID-19

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.
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July 16, 2020

Just How Bad Must a Supervisor Be for an Employee to Claim Constructive Discharge?

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently ruled that an employee’s case against the employer did not rise to the level of a constructive discharge.
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