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Legislature Passes Bill to Provide Relief and Improve Access to Unemployment Benefits

From the office of Senator Joseph Boncore: The Massachusetts Legislature passed a bill on Thursday May 21, 2020, that will provide additional Unemployment Insurance (UI) relief to low-income families, non-profit institutions and employers. An Act Providing Additional Support to Those Affected by the Novel Coronavirus Through the Unemployment Insurance System builds on UI legislation already Read More…

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Lydia Edwards Discusses Workers’ Rights and Unemployment During COVID-19

City Councilor Lydia Edwards (District 1) recently hosted a virtual coffee hour via Facebook Live to discuss concerns about working during the COVID-19 pandemic and provide guidance to those who are currently unemployed. She was joined by Attorney Monica Halas from Greater Boston Legal Services to answer questions from residents. Paid Sick Leave Options In Read More…

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“Boston’s Back” – City Hall Says Recession is Over

Residents and local business owners probably already figured out the recession ended just by looking at the number of people in the restaurants and shops, record tourists, surging real estate prices, more traffic, no parking, crowded T trains or the cranes in the air. City Hall released its official numbers today, mostly all showing a Read More…