Unemployment insurance costs addressed in Massachusetts

Unemployment Insurance

New legislation focused on unemployment insurance costs passes in Massachusetts Massachusetts businesses are expected to save money on their unemployment insurance coverage thanks to new legislation that has been signed into law by Governor Deval Patrick. The legislation is a compromise between lawmakers that want to raise the state’s minimum wage and those that want to take action on unemployment throughout Massachusetts. The new law is expected to be well received among the state’s businesses, many of whom have been expressing concerns regarding the costs of unemployment coverage. Legislation aims…

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Auto insurance consumer complaints break the 10,000 mark in Massachusetts

Auto Insurance complaints

These include inquiries that were made and received by the state regulators, all within 2012. Regulators in Massachusetts have reported that they received 10,729 communications from consumers in the state with issues regarding their auto insurance coverage, policies, and providers. The state reported that this was the total number of complaints that were received in 2012, alone. The report was made by the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation in the state, as well as its insurance division. The communications from the consumers involved both questions and complaints about…

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