Beginning no later than July 1, 2015, all Massachusetts employers must provide employees with earned sick time (EST). For employers with 11 or more employees, EST must be paid, while smaller employers need only provide unpaid time off. Here are some answers to commonly-asked questions about the new law. Please note these are only summaries which do not address all of the provisions of the law.
In 2018, Massachusetts enacted a paid family and medical leave law (the FMLL) which will have a major impact on all employers and employees throughout the state. When the law becomes fully effective in 2021, every employer in the state, no matter how small, will be required to participate and allow eligible employees to … Read more