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Up Close: MA's new Earned Sick Time Law

Up Close: MA's new Earned Sick Time Law

August 17, 2015 at 7:09 AM - Employment Law

On July 1, 2015, the Massachusetts Earned Sick Time Law (“MESTL”) went into effect, requiring all private sector employers to provide all employees working primarily in Massachusetts with up to 40 hours of sick leave per benefit year. We strongly recommend that all employers with employees working in Massachusetts review their paid time off policies, as well as the handbooks and other documentation in which they reside, in order to ensure proper compliance.

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Time to Review Your Employee Handbook

Time to Review Your Employee Handbook

July 20, 2015 at 11:27 AM - Employment Law

A regular review of your employee handbook ensures that it continually reflects the way you do business, and more importantly, that your company is operating in full compliance with applicable employment laws and regulations. Below is a summary of recent legal changes impacting employment policies in Massachusetts.

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