Implementation of Sick-leave Law Frustrates Employers, BusinessWest

When Massachusetts voters approved a law mandating paid sick leave for a vast swath of workers, many employers worried about the expenses and legal issues the new law would raise. While the final version of the law, which went into effect on July 1, smoothed over some of those concerns, anxieties remain, over issues ranging from higher operating costs to strained employee relations to the potential for abuse.