Monthly Archives: October 2016

Reminder: Employees Are Legally Entitled to Time Off From Work to Vote

Massachusetts law requires employers in any manufacturing, mechanical or mercantile establishments to give employees, upon request, up to two hours after the polls open to vote.  Technically, employers need only give employees leave during the first two hours of the … Continue reading

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Revised Form I-9 to be Rolled Out in January 2017

The August/September 2016 edition of E-Verify Connection – the Department of Homeland Security’s newsletter for employers – states that on August 25, 2016, the Office of Management and Budget approved a revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.  U.S. Citizenship and … Continue reading

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EEOC Announces Approval of Revised EEO-1

On September 29, 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) announced the approval of a revised Employer Information Report (the “Revised EEO-1”) that must be submitted by private employers and federal contractors with 100 or more employees. For many … Continue reading

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