Joanne Goldstein

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Mass. Starts 2013 Adding More Jobs Than First Thought

Massachusetts companies added about 16,000 new jobs in January. Earlier estimates of job growth were dramatically upgraded.


Mass. Labor Secretary Pushing For More Paid Sick Days For Workers

Gov. Deval Patrick’s labor secretary went to Beacon Hill Tuesday to stand with supporters of a paid sick leave bill.


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Gov. Patrick Signs Bill To Help Unemployed

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed legislation to ensure unemployed workers who exhaust their state benefits remain eligible for federally-funded benefit extensions.