Massachusetts Supplement: Table of Contents

How to Use This Table of Contents

This table of contents consists of links to all the policy statements available for Massachusetts which together combine to form a proposed state-specific supplement to an employee handbook. They have been set forth in a proposed order with suggested categories and are intended to be used together with the National Handbook: Table of Contents and its associated policy statements.

To determine whether a policy statement should be included in your handbook, consult the "When to Include" section found at the top of each policy statement.

General Information

About This Massachusetts Supplement

Commitment to Diversity

Equal Employment Opportunity

Sexual and Other Unlawful Harassment

Political Opinions

General Employment Practices

Access to Personnel Files and Wage Records

Time Off and Leaves of Absence

Vacation/Paid Time Off (PTO)

Paid Sick Time [11+ Employees]

Sick Time [1-10 Employees]

Mandatory Time Off/Day of Rest

Sunday Work

Parental Leave

Small Necessities Leave

Abuse Victim Leave

Crime Witness Leave

Jury Duty Leave

Time Off to Vote

Military Leave

Veterans Day and Memorial Day Leave for Veterans [50+ Employees]

Veterans Day and Memorial Day Leave for Veterans [0-49 Employees]

Emergency Responder Leave

Pay Practices

Meal Breaks

Sunday Work - Retail Employees [1-7 Employees]

Sunday Work - Retail Employees [8+ Employees]

Holiday Work - Retail Employees [1-7 Employees]

Holiday Work - Retail Employees [8+ Employees]

Safety and Security

Smoke-Free Workplace

Cell Phone Use/Texting While Driving