New Bedford Chamber of Commerce Prez Applauds Pay Equity Bill
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says he plans to sign a bill that would require men and women to be paid equally for comparable work. The Republican told reporters on Monday that he would sign the legislation sometime next week.
Supporters say women are currently paid on average about 82% of what th…
Salary, Pension Changes Prompt Exodus of Massachusetts Judges
An unusual number of state judges retired from the bench this year, a development likely tied to a recent salary increase for the jurists.
The Boston Globe reports that 32 judges announced their retirements in 2014, including 17 who had not yet reached the mandatory retirement age of 70...