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September 1, 2020

The Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave has announced that the “annual” payroll tax exemptions received by employers for insured plans under the Paid Family and Medical Leave Law (the “Law”) have been extended. 

The Law requires most private employers in Massachusetts to provide covered individuals with paid family and medical leave (“PFML”).

Massachusetts employees may be entitled...

July 30, 2020

Governor Baker’s new Executive Order  imposes strict rules governing travel to Massachusetts from places other than “lower risk states.” Effective August 1, all visitors entering Massachusetts (including returning residents, students, and international travelers) from anywhere other than New England, New York, New Jersey, or Hawaii will be required to complete a Travel Form, and quarantine fo...

July 2, 2020

On Tuesday, June 30, 2020, Governor Baker mandated effective Friday, July 3, 2020, that all travelers arriving to Massachusetts from other states are instructed to self-quarantine for 14 days.

This order excludes travelers arriving from Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, New York, or New Jersey.

The order also excludes workers designated by the federal government as “essential...

May 14, 2020

While we remain focused on the response to and consequences of COVID-19, there are other important developments to remain aware of.

On May 8, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) published proposed amendments to the Paid Family and Medical Leave regulations which codify prior guidance regarding covered contract workers, clarify the requirements for private plan exemptions...

February 24, 2020

Come next January, the Massachusetts Family and Medical Leave law continues its implementation as paid family leave benefits will be available to support workers who take leave in order to bond with a new child  and paid medical leave benefits will be available to support workers who take leave as a result of personal serious health conditions.  

With this phase of implementation also com...

October 21, 2019

Health Insurance Responsibility Disclosure: Massachusetts

Attention Massachusetts Employers with Six or More Employees in Massachusetts. Filing can be done as early as November 15, 2019 on the MassTaxConnect (MTC) Web Portal. The Annual Health Insurance Responsibility Disclosure (HIRD) Form is due no later than December 15, 2019.

In 2018, the state of Massachusetts re-introduced the HIRD form.  The...

September 30, 2019

IMPORTANT DEADLINE

Massachusetts employers have through today Monday, September 30, 2019 to ensure they distribute Individual notices to their employees.

Going forward, you will have 30 days in which to inform new employees with this notice; we recommend adding this document to your standard employee on-boarding packages.

For employers of 25 or more covered individuals...

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