Uber, Lyft To Begin Background Checks Ahead Of Schedule In JanuaryUber and Lyft will begin screening drivers on Jan. 6, with a guarantee that all drivers in the state will have passed a full criminal background check by April 3.
How To Brace Your Business For New Overtime Rules Before Dec. 1Manta CEO John Swanciger advises how to come up with overtime compliance strategies -- even if you're down to the wire.
Feeling The Regulatory Burden: How To Take The Confusion Out Of ComplianceManta CEO John Swancinger recommends how to keep up in the rapidly evolving landscape of small business regulations.
Angry Cab Drivers Pack Hearing On Proposed Ride-Sharing RegulationsTaxicab and rideshare drivers are debating about regulating popular transportation companies like Uber and Lyft at a packed public hearing in downtown Boston.
NH Lawmakers To Try Again To Regulate Drones, Ensure PrivacyDespite a defeat last year, a pair of New Hampshire lawmakers is determined to resurrect an effort to limit the use of drones to protect residents' privacy.
DPH Issues Proposed Medical Marijuana RegulationsRecipients of medical marijuana in Massachusetts would be allowed up to 10 ounces for 60 days under proposed rules issued by state health officials.
Feds Find Safety Violations, Want Stricter Review On Plymouth Nuclear PlantFederal nuclear regulators say the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth is subject to additional oversight related to an emergency shutdown in May.
New Nutrition Standards Coming To Massachusetts Schools Massachusetts health officials are set to approve what could be some of the toughest school nutrition standards in the country.
School Questions Governor's Plan To Ban Shock Therapy The lawyer for a special needs school that uses controversial skin shock therapy says a plan by Gov. Deval Patrick's administration to ban the practice for future students would violate a longstanding court order.
Local Fishermen Make A Case Against Federal Fishing RegulationsThe fishing ports of Gloucester and New Bedford will make their case in federal court that key parts of new fishing regulations are illegal and should be struck down.
Coakley Looks To Tweak Debt Collection Rules Attorney General Martha Coakley wants to close loopholes in debt collection rules that date back to the 1970s in Massachusetts.
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