Monthly Archives: December 2022

Minimum wage increases for 2023

The following wage and hour changes will take effect on January 1, 2023. Massachusetts increases minimum wage and ends premium pay Minimum wage The Massachusetts minimum wage will increase to $15 per hour. The minimum base wage for tipped employees will increase to $6.75 per hour. Premium pay fully phased out The mandatory premium pay rate for hours [...]

December 29th, 2022|Uncategorized|

We now offer 401(k) plans!

We’ve partnered with Human Interest, a 401(k) provider for small and medium-sized businesses, to add an affordable retirement plan to your benefit offering. Human Interest helps to reduce the burden of managing a 401(k) plan with easy setup and administration, recordkeeping, and streamlined onboarding for employees.  With Human Interest you’ll receive: Access to affordable investment [...]

December 23rd, 2022|Uncategorized|

Massachusetts prohibits hairstyle discrimination

Massachusetts has joined the growing list of states to prohibit discrimination based on traits associated with race, including hairstyle. Beginning October 24, 2022, the state’s employment discrimination law, which applies to employers with six or more employees, will define race to include traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture, hair [...]

December 9th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Help wanted? Know about the work opportunity tax credit

Help wanted? Businesses that are hiring should know about the work opportunity tax credit Businesses hanging up their Help Wanted signs should be sure to check out the work opportunity tax credit. This credit encourages employers to hire workers certified as members of any of ten targeted groups facing barriers to employment. The credit has [...]

December 2nd, 2022|hiring|