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14 Aug Massachusetts Equal Pay Law

Massachusetts Equal Pay Law  WHAT IS IT? On August 1st, 2016, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed an Act to Establish Pay Equity into law with an effective date of July 1, 2018. Federal law already prohibits pay discrimination based on gender, but wage gaps persist and violations are...

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31 Jul MA Court Rules Disability Law May Protect Off-duty Medical Marijuana Use

MA Court Rules Disability Law May Protect Off-duty Medical Marijuana Use OVERVIEW Massachusetts’ highest court has ruled that terminating an employee for off-duty medical marijuana use may violate the employee’s rights under the state’s disability discrimination and medical marijuana laws. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued...

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27 Jul Employee Retention

Employee Retention                 It costs nearly 20 percent of an employee’s annual salary to replace a current employee. If you are experiencing high    turnover, chances are you are experiencing high losses as well. The costs of reviewing applications, processing candidates, conducting interviews, training and purchasing...

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24 Jul New I-9 Form

 NEW I-9 FORM The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has published a new I-9 Form, used to verify employment eligibility, that will be mandatory starting September 18th. In order to be in compliance with the law, all employers should switch over to the new version...

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28 Jun Expanded Service Offerings

Total HR Solutions now has expanded service offerings! Take Advantage by adding these services to your customized package Manager DISC Assessment Profiles - Know what drives your team Manager Development Workshops - Providing valuable tools for managers Outplacement Services - Reduce risk providing support to laid off or terminated employees Workplace Wellness Workshops...

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