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Massachusetts DFML Clarifies Standard For Including 1099-Misc Workers In Workforce Count And Reverses Course On Their Inclusion In Quarterly Reports
Seyfarth Synopsis: Yesterday, the Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) issued new guidance clarifying when a business should include 1099-MISC workers in the company's workforce
United States
10 Sep 2019
Breaking News!!! Massachusetts Governor And Legislative Leaders Agree To 3-Month Delay Of July 1st Paid Family And Medical Leave Contributions
The Legislature will need to advance a bill to effectuate these amendments to the statute. At this point, we know that the bill will provide for a 3-month delay
United States
24 Jun 2019
United States
20 Jun 2019
Massachusetts DFML Releases New Guidelines Providing Clarifying Information And Other Helpful Resources On Paid Family And Medical Leave In Advance Of Friday's Issuance Of The Proposed Regulations
While we await Friday's release of the revised, proposed PFML regulations, the Department of Family and Medical Leave yesterday posted on its website new toolkits for employers and workers...
United States
31 May 2019
Hot Off The Presses: Massachusetts DFML Just Announced Extension Of May 31st Notice Deadline And June 30th Exemption Application Deadline
In response to feedback from the public listening sessions held around the Commonwealth, as well as engagement efforts, the Massachusetts DFML announced several important changes this afternoon...
United States
21 May 2019
Massachusetts DFML Releases Private Plan Exemption Application And Guidance; Applications Due By June 30, 2019
As previously announced, yesterday, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) made available the online application for private plan exemptions under the Paid Family and Medical Leave ("PFML") Law.
United States
21 May 2019
Breaking News – Massachusetts DFML Confirms That Employers May Be Approved Now For Private Plans That Do Not Provide Paid Leave Benefits Until 2021
In important breaking news, the Massachusetts DFML has changed its position and has confirmed that employers may receive approval of a private paid family or medical leave plan even if the plan does not provide paid...
United States
20 May 2019
Massachusetts DFML Releases Template Paid Family And Medical Leave Notices And Sets May 31, 2019 Distribution Deadline
Seyfarth Synopsis: On Wednesday afternoon, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) posted template notices for employers to provide to each Massachusetts employee
United States
3 May 2019
Massachusetts Releases Updated Proposed Paid Family And Medical Leave Regulations—What You Need To Know
On Friday evening, the Massachusetts Department of Paid Family and Medical Leave (DFML) published its revised version of the highly anticipated proposed Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) regulations that were due for release by March 31, 2019 for public comment and hearing.
United States
15 Apr 2019
Hot Off The Presses: Massachusetts Releases An Early Draft Of Its Paid Family And Medical Leave Regulations
Yesterday, January 23, 2019, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development (EOLWD) released a draft of the Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) regulations still under development for the purpose of early public input.
United States
30 Jan 2019
Massachusetts Offers Further Clarification On Its Paid Family And Medical Leave Law: What Employers Should Know
While we await the proposed regulations due by March 31, 2019, the new Department of Family and Medical Leave has provided several points of clarification of which employers should be aware.
United States
21 Jan 2019
Massachusetts Legislature Passes Bill Providing $15 Minimum Wage And Paid Family And Medical Leave: What Employers Need To Know
Seyfarth Synopsis: On June 20, 2018, the Massachusetts Legislature overwhelmingly passed a bill providing a number of important provisions impacting employers in the Commonwealth.
United States
29 Jun 2018
Massachusetts Governor Signs Stringent Pay Equity Requirements, Effective In 2018
On August 1, 2016, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed a bill that will amend the Commonwealth's pay equity law effective in 2018. The changes will make the law one of the most stringent...
United States
4 Aug 2016
Massachusetts House Passes Pay Equity Bill; Final Law Expected Soon
On July 14, 2016, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed its own version of a pay equity bill after the Senate passed its version in January.
United States
25 Jul 2016
Massachusetts Attorney General Investigations Open New Front In Equal Pay Battle
The Massachusetts Attorney General's Office recently issued a wave of information requests to employers in the Commonwealth seeking data on how companies pay their employees.
United States
12 Jan 2016
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