• Mandatory Employment Benefits Expand: Massachusetts Earned Sick Time Law Approved
  • December 10, 2014 | Authors: Thomas W. Colomb; Michael J. Maccaro; Brandon H. Moss; Kathryn M. Murphy
  • Law Firm: Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP - Quincy Office
  • On November 4, 2014, Massachusetts voters approved a ballot initiative providing for earned sick time for employees (the “Law”). The Law takes effect on July 1, 2015, and will require certain employers to provide up to 40 hours of earned sick time per year to their employees for a wide variety of covered reasons.