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TWO Program Is Honored for Closing Workforce Skills Gaps “The economic imperative for aligning the workforce needs of Massachusetts with the needs of students attending community colleges is powerful and […]

O’Connell Care at Home Tries to Keep Up with Soaring Demand Growing up in Holyoke, Fran O’Connell lived with an extended family, including an elderly aunt and grandfather. In those […]

A chart of area employment agencies Click HERE to download the PDF chart

NLRB’s Joint-employer Campaign Provides Some Food for Thought By PETER VICKERY Is a franchisor liable for the labor practices of a franchisee? Are they joint employers? No, not according to […]

It Appears That These Contracts May Be Here to Stay By PETER VICKERY, Esq. There have been no TV specials, live re-enactments, or commemorative stamps, but the fact is, this […]

Tax Rules Make This Practice More Complicated Than Many Think By CATHERINE CURRY, CPA There are many reasons why an employer might buy life insurance for their employees: employee benefits, […]

Sunshine Village Provides Opportunities for Clients, Solutions for Employers Gina Golash Kos says Sunshine Village gives people with disabilities the opportunity to fulfill their potential, become independent, and learn valuable […]

Three Recent Rulings Issued by the MCAD Are Ones to Remember By PETER VICKERY Is a worker who had a heart attack ‘handicapped’ in the legal sense of the word? […]

Beware Some of the Many Costly Mistakes Employers Make By Kathryn S. Crouss, Esq. Employee handbooks communicate employers’ expectations to employees. While such manuals are not required, they are recommended. […]

A chart of the region’s employment agencies Click here to download the PDF

Tech Foundry Aims to Build a Skilled Workforce — and More Paragus Strategic IT, by any measure, is one of the Pioneer Valley’s recent success stories, a fast-growing technology firm […]

FIT Solutions Creates a Strong Niche Within the Staffing Industry Jackie Fallon says her expertise lies in the realms of technology and staffing, but she also has a background of […]

Larry Martin says the numbers in the most recent report from the state Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development concerning employment by sector in Hampden County paint a fairly […]

REB’s New Director Wants to Build on Recent Momentum Dave Cruise’s desk — or, more specifically, what sits on it — speaks volumes about his work with the Regional Employment […]

Vacation Time Isn’t a Benefit If Workers Don’t Use It When it comes to vacations, Patti D’Amaddio said, there’s good news and bad news. The good news is that employees […]