HINGHAM, MA — These days is Tuesday, Oct. 13. This is what Patch has been covering south of Boston today.
A South Shore bakery with spots in Hingham, Brockton and Mansfield was fined $25,000 for violating baby labor legislation, Legal professional General Maura Healey stated.
White’s Pastry Store Inc. and its owner David White were being cited for scheduling workforce below 18 to operate way too quite a few several hours in a specified day and for scheduling them to work later than the regulation makes it possible for. The bakery was also cited for failing to get hold of a perform permit for all the minors the business enterprise used at all three of its places.
The Legal professional General’s office started investigating White’s Bakery in link with a different investigation that resulted in a lawsuit towards the company and two of its supervisors. In the lawsuit, the plaintiff, a former personnel alleged he was subjected to discriminatory cure based on race and incapacity. The company denied the allegations of discrimination.
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Councilor Would like Colleague Off Veterans Committee Soon after Fb Publish
A Braintree city councilor has identified as for the removal of his colleague from her committee chair above a Fb remark he mentioned belittled veterans. At previous week’s city council meeting, District 4 Councilor Stephen O’Brien tried to introduce a motion to clear away District 1 Councilor Julia Flaherty from her job as chair and member of the council’s elder affairs and veterans committee.
The movement stemmed from a comment Flaherty created on a Facebook submit by university committee member Kelly Cobb-Lemire that quite a few people say disparages an aged veteran. Individuals citizens have launched a remember hard work to clear away Cobb-Lemire from her four-year-term on the committee. Cobb-Lemire volunteers for a nearby foods pantry and tends to make deliveries to Braintree people. Her Facebook publish and Flaherty’s comment very last thirty day period stemmed from Cobb-Lemire’s volunteer operate. Equally Cobb-Lemire and Flaherty have apologized for their posts.
Mass layoffs will start out Dec. 1 for Lord & Taylor’s four Massachusetts locations, as the enterprise starts closing all its suppliers nationwide.
Le Tote, Lord & Taylor’s dad or mum corporation, noted 162 layoffs prepared for its Boston, Burlington, Natick and Braintree, in a condition submitting necessary under the Employee Adjustment and Retraining Act. The chain will reduce 56 careers in Boston, 35 in Burlington, 27 in Natick and 44 in Braintree.