Massachusetts starts ball rolling for paid leave, minimum wage hike

Employees in Massachusetts will be eligible for paid family and medical leave and see an increase in the minimum wage once a new law takes effect. The bill, signed by Governor Charlie Baker on June 28, will require all private employers in the state to offer paid family and medical leave by January 1, 2021, and will begin yearly increases to the state's minimum wage that will result in a $15 an hour minimum as of January 1, 2023. Read More...