Does This Law Apply to My Organization in Massachusetts?
Author: XpertHR Editorial Team
Below are some of the most significant employment-related Massachusetts laws applying to private employers and which employers must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.
|Earned Sick Time Law||All employers|
|Fair Employment Practices Act (Chapter 151B)||Employers with six or more employees|
|Massachusetts continuation coverage (mini-COBRA) law||Employers with two to 19 employees|
|Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (MEPA)||All employers|
|Massachusetts Smoke-Free Workplace Law||Most employers with an enclosed workplace|
|Parental Leave Act (PLA)||Employers with six or more employees|
|Personnel Records Law||All employers|
|Small Necessities Leave Act (SNLA)||Employers with 50 or more employees|
|Temporary Workers Right to Know Law||Staffing agencies|
*Laws link to primary coverage on XpertHR.com; the law may be addressed in other places on XpertHR.com as well.
**Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.