Contractors – Hiring summer help? Follow these safety tips

Jonathan BelekBusiness Insurance, Construction, Risk Management, Workers Compensation

Chances are you remember your first summer job. Maybe you delivered newspapers or hauled bales of hay on the farm. Looking back, the experience and skills you gained on the job was invaluable. And the money you earned helped pay for college or to buy a new stereo. Each year, about 6 million young people swell America‚Äôs workforce by taking … Read More

Massachusetts HR Legislation: Will Paid Sick Leave Become Mandatory?

EditorHuman Resources

Massachusetts HR Legislation: Will Paid Sick Leave Become Mandatory? In January 2012, Connecticut became the first state in the nation to mandate a paid sick leave policy for service workers. The Paid Sick Leave Act requires employers with fifty or more employees to provide up to a maximum of forty hours, or five days, of paid sick leave to eligible … Read More