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  • Friday, January 25, 2019 2:33 PM | Anonymous

    The newly established Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) has scheduled a series of listening sessions across the state that is intended for soliciting feedback from the public on draft regulations necessary for the implementation of the new Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Law (PFML). MPSA encourages you to attend and share your comments on the implementation of these impactful regulations. At the hearings you will have the opportunity to present public testimony including data, views, or arguments related to the proposed draft regulations. Written presentations may be sent to MassPFML@Mass.gov

    To read DRAFT DFML Regulations document click here.

    Listening hearings will be held throughout the state at the following locations and dates:

    Boston
    Wednesday, January 30
    2–3:30 p.m.
    State House, 24 Beacon St., Gardner Auditorium

    Springfield
    Friday, February 1
    11 a.m.–1 p.m.
    Department of Industrial Accidents, 436 Dwight St., 3rd floor

    Lawrence
    Monday, February 4
    11 a.m.–1 p.m.
    MassHire Career Center, 255 Essex St.

    Worcester
    Tuesday, February 5
    2–4 p.m.
    Chamber of Commerce, 311 Main St., Suite 200

    Greenfield
    Friday, February 8
    11 a.m.–1 p.m.
    MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center, One Arch Place

    Hyannis
    Monday, February 11
    10 a.m.–noon
    Cape Codder Resort, 1225 Iyannough Rd., Suite 1, JFK Ballroom

    Fall River
    Tuesday, February 19
    2:30–4 p.m.
    MassHire Career Center, 446 North Main St.

    Please make sure to bring a form of identification with you when attending a hearing.

    For more information regarding the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Law please visit the DFML website where you can find an implementation timeline, frequently asked questions, and details regarding future events. DFML will also be posting its draft regulations governing the program to the DFML website prior to January 23rd. You may also click here to sign up for the DFML newsletter to be kept up to date with any new developments.


  • Tuesday, December 11, 2018 2:23 PM | Anonymous

    This week on "The Public Eye" radio show on WICN 90.5 FM, Al Vuona talked with Robert Mellion, Executive Director and General Counsel for the Massachusetts Package Stores Association about leveling the playing field between alcohol retail and recreational cannabis. To date strict laws and regulations are in place as it relates to sales of alcohol, but little to any exist or are being enforced for cannabis sales.

    Click the here to hear a most eye opening discussion on the topic.


  • Friday, November 30, 2018 9:46 AM | Anonymous
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