• Posts Tagged ‘Fair Dealing’

    End Of Legislative Session Looms

    by  • July 10, 2014 • Legislation

    While many Massachusetts residents are enjoying some summertime fun, the wonks, political junkies, and policy nerds at MALC are counting down the days to July 31. That’s when the current state legislative session ends and our representatives and senators get a chance to relax in their districts (unless they have to deal with an election opponent).

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    Fair Labor Standards Take A Blow Nationwide

    by  • April 15, 2014 • Issues, News

    How the Labor Department Has Let Companies Off the Hook for Unpaid Internships

    Four years after warning for-profit companies about unpaid internships, the agency has investigated relatively few employers for wage violations.

    by Kara Brandeisky and Jeremy B. Merrill
    ProPublica, April 9, 2014, 2:59...

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    2013: Wrap Up and Review

    by  • December 30, 2013 • News

    The Massachusetts Artists Leaders Coalition (MALC) was busy in 2013. We fought for artists’ rights and for a healthy creative economy. We helped to make arts and culture an important policy issue in the Boston mayoral race and much, much more.

    MALC fought for…

    Policy and Funding Advocacy

    MALC works to ensure Massachusetts artists of all disciplines...

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    Tech Tax Rebate Deadline Dec. 31!

    by  • December 11, 2013 • Calls to Action, News

    The “Tech Tax.” It was passed into law this July, only to be repealed two months later. The tax, which placed a sales/use levy on computer and software services, immediately came under fire from members of the tech community, as well as individuals throughout the creative sector.  The legislature responded quickly and Governor Deval...

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