December 2022

State Updates

 

Massachusetts HIRD deadlines are approaching - reminder

12/01/22

This notice Is to remind you to please complete your Health Insurance Responsibility Disclosure (HIRD) form filing online via MassTaxConnect before Dec. 15, 2022.  Massachusetts law requires certain employers to file an annual HIRD form, which contains information about employer-sponsored health benefits offerings.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (44)/Comments (0)/

Massachusetts Health Insurance Responsibility Disclosure (HIRD)

11/03/22

It is almost time for the Massachusetts HIRD filing. Massachusetts law requires employers to file a HIRD form on an annual basis containing information about employer sponsored insurance.

Tuesday, November 1, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (399)/Comments (0)/

Massachusetts PFML rate for 2023 released

11/03/22

The Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) has announced the 2023 contribution rates for the state’s Paid Family and Medical Leave program.

Tuesday, November 1, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (380)/Comments (0)/

Massachusetts bans hairstyle discrimination

09/01/22

Massachusetts has enacted House Bill 4554 that expressly prohibits discrimination against individuals based on traits associated with race, such as hair texture, hair type, hair length and protective hairstyles. House Bill 4554 takes effect Oct. 24, 2022.

Tuesday, August 30, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (499)/Comments (0)/

Massachusetts Supreme Court rules triple pay for late final wage payment

05/05/22

On April 4, 2022, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled in Reuter v. The City of Methuen that discharged employees must be paid all wages due to the employee including accrued unused vacation time or the employer is liable for treble damages. 

Wednesday, May 4, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1193)/Comments (0)/
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Massachusett’s COVID-19 emergency paid sick leave to end March 15

04/07/22

The Massachusetts Executive Office for Administration and Finance has announced that employers require to provide COVID-19 emergency paid sick leave will end March 15, 2022. The leave requirement is expiring on that date because the COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave Fund, which reimburses employers for providing the leave, is nearing its limit for disbursements. Otherwise, the requirement would have remained in effect until April 1, 2022.  

Tuesday, April 5, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1410)/Comments (0)/
Tags: 04/07/22

Boston adopts vaccination mandate for certain employers

02/03/22

Boston has announced that certain employers will be required to verify employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Covered employers must check proof of vaccination and post a notice about the COVID-19 vaccine requirement.

Monday, January 31, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1628)/Comments (0)/
Tags: 02/03/22

Massachusetts Health Insurance Responsibility Disclosure (HIRD)

12/02/21

Reminder! Please remember to complete your HIRD form filing online via MassTaxConnect before December 15, 2021.

Monday, November 29, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (2201)/Comments (0)/
Tags: 12/02/21

Massachusetts extends COVID-19 emergency paid sick leave

10/07/21

Massachusetts enacted legislation (House Bill 4127) that extends the requirement to provide employees COVID-19 emergency paid sick leave. The leave requirement will expire when the $75 million fund is exhausted or April 1, 2022, whichever occurs first. Employers that provide the leave may request reimbursement from the state's COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave Fund. The requirement was set to end on September 30, 2021 prior to the extension. Employees may also now use leave to care for a family member who obtains the COVID-19 vaccine. Below we summarize the existing requirements.

Sunday, October 3, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (2291)/Comments (0)/
Tags: 10/07/21

Massachusetts requires COVID-19 emergency paid sick leave

07/01/21

Massachusetts has enacted legislation (House Bill 3702) that requires all employers to provide COVID-19 emergency paid sick leave. Employers that provide the leave may request reimbursement from the state's COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave Fund. The leave requirement will expire when the $75 million fund is exhausted or September 30, 2021, whichever occurs first.

Monday, June 28, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (2666)/Comments (0)/
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