WORKERS

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The Mary Poppins Tax

When you employ someone to work in your home such as a nanny or a housekeeper, you are required to pay Social Security and Medicare taxes on their wages.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/29/2013

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Greater Boston Workers Younger Than Previously Thought

A new study by the Federal Reserve finds that the Greater Boston labor force is much younger than earlier believed.

10/01/2012

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28 Mass. Companies Splitting $2M In Workforce Training Grants

In all, some 3,000 workers will get new training, and 200 new jobs will be created as a result of these grants.

06/05/2012

Lowe's

Three Lowe’s Stores In NH Closing, 277 Losing Jobs

The three stores in Manchester, Hooksett and Claremont are among 20 being closed nationally.

10/17/2011

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.

04/12/2011

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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.

03/26/2011

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RI Considers Law Requiring Employer Immigration Check

Rhode Island businesses would stand on the front lines of efforts to crack down on illegal immigration under a legislative proposal to require employers to check the immigration status of every job applicant.

03/21/2011

Braintree eyes immigration checks

The Braintree Town Council is considering a proposal that would require contractors and vendors doing business with the town to verify workers’ immigration status.

10/12/2010

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