When Peggy Young became pregnant, her doctor recommended not lifting more than 20 pounds and she lost her job. Now a federal law banning pregnancy discrimination faces a test before the Supreme Court.
Partying with co-workers can lead to awkwardness and worse. And, HR experts say, alcohol is often to blame. “If people used common sense, I wouldn’t have a job,” says employment attorney Jon Hyman.
Maguire died last Sunday at 95 years old. The fifth bishop of Springfield, he led the diocese from 1977 to 1992.
Snow is falling across New England, with some of the largest totals expected in the Berkshires. The speed limit was ordered down to 40 miles per hour on the western portion of the Mass Pike.
In an interview Thursday afternoon, a church official allowed for the possibility that cathedral will not be rebuilt.
Tuesday is election day, but for many on the ballot, the outcome has been known for months.
Tom Magliozzi bantered weekly with his brother, Ray, on the public radio show. They joked, laughed and sometimes even gave good advice to listeners with car troubles. Tom Magliozzi was 77 years old.
This is not a hard-and-fast deadline. Connecticut last year began offering Election Day voter registration.
Other recent polls have shown Coakley and Baker in a dead heat, so the Globe poll was greeted with great enthusiasm by the Baker campaign and dismissal from Coakley supporters.
Bill Galvin is a heavy favorite to win a sixth four-year term. But he does face two opponents this November: the Green-Rainbow Party’s Danny Factor, and Republican Dave D’Arcangelo.
MGM Resorts, Penn National and Wynn Resorts don’t want to be shut down before they even have a chance to open their doors in Massachusetts.
Prosecutors arraigned a UMass Amherst student on Monday in connection with racist graffiti left on dormitory doors.
Walter Skold has made a thing of documenting the graves of poets around the country. This year takes him to the Pioneer Valley.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is standing by UMass over the case of a student who worked as a confidential informant, before overdosing on heroin.
A state lawmaker on the higher education committee says UMass made mistakes.