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EMAC Supplement appeals for Q2 due Aug. 30

There are several criteria on which you can appeal, but you must file a separate form for each employee assessment you challenge.

Deadline to register to vote in primary is Aug. 15

There are many important races to be decided in this year's mid-term elections! Register to vote by Aug. 15th to be eligible for the Sept. 4th primary election.

Senate opioid bill includes loan repayment program

The bill would establish an education loan repayment program for human service workers, subject to appropriation.

National Disability Voter Registration Week starts Monday

REV UP!'s National Disability Voter Registration Week is slated for July 16-20, 2018.

Council, Boston College seeking social enterprise projects

The What a Great Idea! program links graduate students with Council members that want to explore starting a social enterprise or expand an existing one. Applications are being accepted through July 27th.

Many ways for colleges, nonprofits to partner

The Council hosted MetroWest University Roundtable to bring together human services nonprofits with Central Mass. colleges and university to begin forging partnerships.

EMAC assessment appeals deadline is June 30

Providers' Council members that wish to appeal the first-quarter EMAC Supplement assessment must do so by June 30th.

SWM budget amendments would strengthen human services workforce

Sens. DiDomenico and Lesser file amendments to study pay disparities and create loan repayment for qualified human services workers.

Council employment law training takes members beyond the basics

The half-day training session provided an in-depth look at recent and upcoming changes to employment law in Massachusetts.

A diverse array of trainings offered in May

There's plenty to choose from on the Council's events calendar this month. Here's a quick rundown.

Paper from TSNE examines wage equity

Using data collected over seven years, the paper analyzes wage and compensation trends and demographics in the region's nonprofit sector.

Paris Jeffries, Martin and Zoll join Council Board of Directors

Providers' Council members elect new board members, officers at Annual Business Meeting in Worcester.

Caring Force honors Sen. DiDomenico, Rep. Farley-Bouvier

The Seventh Annual Caring Force State House Rally brought more than 500 people to Beacon Hill to urge support of Council's loan repayment and fair pay bills.

It’s raining trainings this April to help grow your career

The April events calendar is bursting with professional development opportunities. There's something for everyone at your organization here.

Report: Nonprofit engagement can boost young voter turnout

Voter registration and turnout among hard-to-engage voters under age 30 increases when nonprofits are involved in voter engagement and get-out-the-vote initiatives, according to a new report from Nonprofit VOTE.

Convention workshop proposals now being accepted

The Providers' Council's 43rd Annual Convention & Expo will be held Thursday, September 20, 2018 in Boston. The event features 34 workshops on a diverse range of topics of interest to human services professionals of all levels.

Join Council for new forum: Unleash the Power of the Human Services Ecosystem

The Council will host the luncheon forum following the Annual Business Meeting at the Beechwood Hotel on Wednesday, April 11. Alliance for Strong Families and Communities CEO Susan Dreyfus addresses the transformational potential of the human services ecosystem and its economic impact, and new data will take a deeper look into the makeup of the Massachusetts human services workforce.

New guidance, tools for complying with Equal Pay law

Will your organization be in compliance with the amended Massachusetts Equal Pay Act that goes into effect on July 1, 2018? The Attorney General's Office has online resources to help you figure it all out.

Ready to rally with The Caring Force? Registration now open

The Seventh Annual Caring Force State House Rally and Lobby Day takes place Tuesday, April 10 at 10 a.m. in the Great Hall.

HR Roundtable looks for ways to work together

Many organizations, especially those with residential and day habilitation programs, employ staff that also work at other agencies. This roundtable explored the challenges around shared staff and discussed ways to work together.

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