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Council, members testify in support of fair pay

The proposed legislation would bring salaries paid to staff of human services provider organization in line with those paid to state workers doing similar jobs.

And the #BroadcastYourLove winner is ...

Convention attendees determined the winner of The Caring Force's Sixth Annual Broadcast Your Love of Human Services Contest.

Outstanding staff, partners honored with Awards of Excellence

The Providers' Council recognized 13 individuals and organizations that have made notable impacts in the Massachusetts human services sector during the last year.

Council’s convention draws 1,200 to celebrate diverse sector

The day featured remarks from Gov. Charlie Baker, EOHHS Sec. Marylou Sudders and a keynote speech from Steve Pemberton.

Broadcast Your Love Contest finalists announced

The top three photos in the sixth annual Caring Force contest come from Bridgewell, Bristol Elder Services and Doc Wayne Youth Services.

Marketing campaign boosting traffic on Jobs With Heart

Job views and "Apply" clicks are surging on new jobs board, led by social media ad, MBTA ads.

Recent ruling invalidates DOL OT change; comments sought

A federal ruled the Overtime Final Rule invalid, but nonprofits are encouraged to submit comments as to what changes should be implemented.

Governor Charlie Baker to attend Annual Convention & Expo

Today, we're also thrilled to announce that Governor Charlie Baker will join us at the largest convening of human services professionals in the Northeast and address the more than 1,100 convention attendees during the day's lunch program.

Upcoming 2017 voter registration deadlines

The Providers' Council encourages members and all nonprofits to actively participate in voter registration activities.

National Council releases survey on government grant reforms

A few years ago, the federal government adopted grants reforms designed in part to improve the way governments at all levels treat nonprofits that perform services on their behalf. Notably, the reforms, known as the OMB Uniform Guidance, provide that nonprofits are entitled to be reimbursed by state and local governments for some or all of their indirect costs when federal money is in the funding stream.

Labor Department Reopens White-Collar Salary Exemption for Comments

Dormant since late last fall, the Labor Department has reopened the move to increase the overtime exemption that would extend OT pay to millions of workers, including those at nonprofits.

Council, members testify in support of loan repayment bill

The loan repayment legislation - H.116 and S.42 - would help low-paid human services workers alleviate some of their student loan debt.

University Panel brings together providers, educators

The roundtable event hosted by the Providers' Council and Human Service Forum focused on creating successful internship programs to help attract future employees.

Summer is synonymous with TCF photo contest!

Enter photos that show your programs, pride, parades, patriotism and more in the Sixth Annual Broadcast Your Love Photo Contest. And don't forget the logo!

Council testifies in opposition to PILOT bills

Joining other statewide associations on Tuesday, June 13, the Providers' Council testified at the State House before the Joint Committee on Revenue against four bills that seek to institute payments in lieu of taxes or create burdensome regulations for tax-exempt nonprofit organizations.

Senate Ways & Means releases FY ‘18 budget plan

Key EOHHS items are funded, and the proposal gives the Governor options with regard to a health care assessment.

Caring Force rallies, honors Speaker DeLeo

Hundreds turned out in support of human services at the Sixth Annual Caring Force State House Rally.

State cuts rates for AFC; budget language would reverse move

The reduction to Adult Foster Care funding sets the rates back to pre-2007 levels.

Univeristy Roundtable will provide insight on connecting with college students

The Providers' Council's University Roundtable will connect human service providers' HR and recruiting staff with representatives from local college career resource centers and internship programs.

House proposes $40.33B budget for FY ‘18

The House Ways & Means Committee presented a budget that invests in early education, addiction and recovery services and housing supports but also would assess fines on employers not offering health insurance.

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