Raise Up Massachusetts

WBSM TV: Cabral Pushes Compromise
WBSM TV: Cabral Pushes Compromise
It's time for action on employer-paid family and medical leave in Massachusetts. That's the feeling of State Rep. Antonio Cabral of New Bedford, who's says he's been advocating for a paid medical leave plan for 10 years. A plan that would provide up to 12 weeks of paid leave for family emergencies and illness is currently under discussion on Beacon Hill, but still undecided is who will shoulder th
MA Wage Bill Stalls
MA Wage Bill Stalls
If legislation to raise the minimum wage in Massachusetts to $15 an hour is not enacted in coming weeks there will be plenty of people to blame and they are all Democrats.  A bill to increase the minimum from the current $11 has been languishing in committee all year and is facing a rapidly approaching February 7th deadline to be reported out or it dies on the vine...

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