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Massachusetts Employers Need to Prepare as Paid Family and Medical Leave Effective Date Approaches

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As we previously reported, last summer Massachusetts legislators passed a bill adding that state to the growing list of locations requiring that employers offer some sort of paid family leave. That bill ultimately was signed by the governor, meaning that Massachusetts employers should be preparing to comply with several provisions of the Massachusetts Paid Family … Continue reading this entry

OSHA Update—OSHA Small Business Advocacy Review Panel Commences Teleconferences to Discuss Possible Revisions to Process Safety Management Standard

On June 2, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) convened the Small Business Advocacy Review Panel (“SBAR Panel”) in accordance with the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act.  The SBAR Panel was convened as a follow-up to Executive Order 13650 entitled “Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security” (the “EO”).   The EO stated that … Continue reading this entry