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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.

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.

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.

Nonprofits across U.S. send letter supporting Johnson Amendment

In all, nearly 4,500 nonprofits, including 146 in Massachusetts, notified Congress that the Johnson Amendment should remain unchanged.

Council seeking solutions to ease burden of student debt

The Council is offering education, legislation and sharing tools and information to help the human service workforce with student debt.

Council asks U.S. delegation to oppose Johnson Amendment changes

The Providers' Council, in conjunction with nonprofits and associations across the U.S., is fighting to maintain nonpartisanship for tax-exempt agencies.

House, Senate schedule budget hearings across state

The Providers' Council encourages members to attend hearing when possible to advocate for funding in the FY '18 budget.

Council releases report on human services workforce crisis

Who Will Care: The Workforce Crisis in Human Services outlines challenges and solutions for community-based nonprofit providers.

Providers’ Council statement on immigration order

President and CEO Michael Weekes calls for order to be rescinded.

Providers’ Council files three bills this legislative session

The Council has put forward a Pro-Workforce Legislative Agenda for the 2017-18 session.

New fundraising compliance resource

Guide provides help understanding state and federal fundraising regulations.

Weekes, other leaders discuss nonprofit sector in 2017

Executives from nonprofit associations across Massachusetts share their thoughts.

Members reminded to update workplace wage posters

These posters are available free from the Attorney General's Office online or by mail.

Council hosts forum with EOHHS Secretary, providers

Sec. Marylou Sudders gives providers insight on what to look for in the coming year.

Administration announces $98M in mid-year budget cuts

The Baker Administration says lagging tax revenues prompted reductions to the FY '17 budget.

Take salary, benefits survey by Dec. 14; help build useful tool

The information will shape Third Sector New England's 2017 Valuing Our Nonprofit Workforce report.

DOL files Notice of Appeal on OT regs

The U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday filed a Notice of Appeal to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals challenging the district court judge's order blocking changes to the Overtime Final Rule. The court could grant a motion for an expedited hearing or a motion for a stay -- which would make the rule take effect -- but the appeal process could be lengthy. An article from the Society for Human Resource Management indicates that without an expedited hearing, briefs on the case likely wouldn't be filed before Inauguration Day on January 20, 2017.

Advocates win changes to PCA OT policy

Advocates and policymakers collaborated to reach an agreement on PCA overtime management.

Judge blocks change to overtime exemption

The Department of Labor is expected to appeal the nationwide injunction, but for now, overtime exemptions will not change on Dec. 1.

Members among Top Places to Work, Game Changers

Several community-based nonprofit human service providers have been recognized recently as top businesses in Mass.

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