Author: Gazette Staff

Teacher shortage was inevitable

An article in the Wall St. Journal this week highlighted yet another area of a labor shortage in the country that has been fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic:  “Burned out teachers are leaving the classroom for jobs in the private…

Minimum wage increase started January 1

Attorney General Maura Healey is reminding employees and employers that the state’s minimum wage increased to $14.25 per hour beginning Jan. 1, 2022.  The AG’s Office has also made available its wage and hour poster that employers are required to display in…