Your Letters are Essential
Understanding how to reply to the “Next Great Copyright Act” can seem complicated at first, but its consequences will be far-reaching for artists of all disciplines. Therefore, it is important you reply with your sincere thoughts to the Copyright Office’s “Notice of Inquiry” and submit them by the Read more →
Tomorrow, June 30, there is a hearing for Bill H.3291, “An Act establishing a tax credit for artist work space”, at the Massachusetts State House in Boston. This hearing, like all legislative hearings, is free and open to the public. Members of the public are encouraged to attend and to testify. The bill...Read more →
A Reminder: Important Call for Written Testimony Regarding the Independent Contractor Law
It is critical that the Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development hear from our community.
The hearing date for these Bills is today, June 23rd, 1 p.m., in State House Hearing Room 437 at the State House. The hearing for the bills is...Read more →
MALC got a shout out in the Bay State Banner for our work to establish the Greater Boston Creative Economy Network with the City of Boston.
MALC is the co-lead with the City of Boston on the CEN application. The Creative Economy is...Read more →
On Tuesday, May 12, the public enjoyed an opportunity to see the faces of many who work on film and television productions in Massachusetts, thanks to the benefit of our state’s Film Tax Credit. These are the people behind the scenes, the ones who work long, odd...Read more →
Last fall, via ballot initiative, the citizens of our Commonwealth approved an Earned Sick Time law. This law impacts all employers in the Commonwealth from large to small and goes into effect July 1st, 2015.
You can read the original ballot question here: http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ele14/pip144.htm
Read a good explanation of the law here:
The Attorney General just released...Read more →