Update to the Massachusetts Earned Sick Time Provision

Update: As of July 1, 2015, the Massachusetts Earned Sick Time is in effect. The Final Regulations, which contain revisions to the “Safe Harbor” provision, as well as additional details and guidance regarding the new law, can be found at http://www.mass.gov/ago/doing-business-in-massachusetts/labor-laws-and-public-construction/earned-sick-time


Flying the U.S. Flag at Half-Staff

As July 4th approaches, I am constantly thinking when does the U.S. Flag get to be flown at half–staff? I was surprised to learn that there is a Flag Code. Until World War I little thought was given to standardizing the display of Old Glory. Then, in 1923, the American Legion and other groups implemented… Continue reading »