The Mary Poppins TaxWhen 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.
Greater Boston Workers Younger Than Previously ThoughtA new study by the Federal Reserve finds that the Greater Boston labor force is much younger than earlier believed.
28 Mass. Companies Splitting $2M In Workforce Training GrantsIn all, some 3,000 workers will get new training, and 200 new jobs will be created as a result of these grants.
Three Lowe's Stores In NH Closing, 277 Losing JobsThe three stores in Manchester, Hooksett and Claremont are among 20 being closed nationally.
Mass. Labor Secretary Pushing For More Paid Sick Days For WorkersGov. Deval Patrick's labor secretary went to Beacon Hill Tuesday to stand with supporters of a paid sick leave bill.
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.
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.
Braintree eyes immigration checks