HR Insights are white papers written by members of the Pamela Sande & Associates team that focus on a particular HR topic and often include tips on best HR practices.

MA PFML UPDATES

The MA Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) issued new updates to MA Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML). This issue of HR Insights provides an overview of the new updates as well as an updated list of the seven major action items important to complete now through January 2020 for implementing PFML. The action items are updated to reflect changes in deadlines resulting from the delay to when contributions start as well as other changes.

MA PAID FAMILY & MEDICAL LEAVE: UPDATED REGULATIONS, POSTER & TOOLKIT FOR EMPLOYEES

The Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (MA DFML) published updated proposed regulations on the Massachusetts Paid Family & Medical Leave Act (MA PFML) on March 29 that include significant clarifications to the first draft published in January.  In addition, the MA DFML released a user-friendly, informative Guide for employers on March 26, and the mandatory poster.  All materials are available on MA DFML’s website.

This issue of HR Insights provides an overview of MA PFML in Q&A format of what employers need to know and do to prepare for implementing MA PFML.

NEW MA LAW: MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES, PAID FML, AND MORE!

ARE YOU READY FOR THE MA EQUAL PAY ACT CHANGES?

TAX REFORM CHANGES IMPACTING PAYROLL AND BENEFITS

HEALTH CARE CONTRIBUTIONS AND EXPERIENCE RATE ADJUSTMENTS

UNDERSTANDING THE NEW MA PAY EQUITY LAW AND HOW TO PREPARE

NEW MA LAW REQUIRES REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR PREGNANCY AND RELATED CONDITIONS, INCLUDING LACTATION

CONTROVERSIAL NEW EEO-1 FORM REQUIRES PAY DATA BE REPORTED (JUNE 2017)

10 HR PRACTICES THAT WILL HELP PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS (NOVEMBER 2016)

ARE YOU READY FOR THE FLSA CHANGES? (OCTOBER 2016)