• Everett,  June 29 2018

    Sen. DiDomenico’s landmark bill to protect workers’ pay passes the Senate

      On June 21 the Massachusetts Senate unanimously voted to pass legislation by Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett), the Assistant Majority Leader of the Massachusetts Senate, in partnership with Senators Jason Lewis and Karen Spilka, to help prevent the illegal practice of wage theft and promote employer accountability. The bill, S.2327, gives the state greater power to go after wage violators and provides additional tools for the Attorney General’s Office to hold violators fully accountable. This is landmark legislation for workers’ rights, and it is one of the strongest wage theft bills in the country. “The practice of wage theft comes in many different forms, but they all have the common…

  • Everett,  June 29 2018

    Sen. DiDomenico cosponsors bill banning toxic flame retardants

    Legislation unanimously passes State Senate   On June 21, Senator Sal DiDomenico (D-Everett), the Assistant Majority Leader of the Massachusetts Senate, and his colleagues in the Senate unanimously passed legislation to ban certain toxic chemical flame retardants from children’s products, including toys and nap mats, upholstered furniture, window dressings, carpeting and bedding that has been made or sold in the state. Senator DiDomenico is a cosponsor of this critical bill and has been a longtime supporter of its passage. “For years, flame retardants have provided us with a false sense of security, all while posing a serious health threat to the people of the Commonwealth, especially our children and firefighters.…

  • Everett,  June 29 2018

    Sen. DiDomenico joins Gov. Baker at Life Sciences Bill signing

    Sen. DiDomenico joins Gov. Baker at Life Sciences Bill signing State Senator Sal DiDomenico recently joined Governor Charlie Baker and members of the life sciences industry at Bunker Hill Community College for the signing of An Act providing continued investment in the life sciences industry in the Commonwealth. This bill, which was recently passed by the Legislature, seeks to support the life sciences industry by extending the state’s investment in life sciences research and training to capitalize on the Commonwealth’s national advantage in the sector responsible for thousands of jobs in Massachusetts. “It was a pleasure joining Governor Baker, life sciences industry members and my State House colleagues at the…

  • Everett,  June 29 2018

    Sen. DiDomenico joins leaders at Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Forum

    Sen. DiDomenico joins leaders at Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Forum State Senator Sal DiDomenico recently joined business leaders from the Greater Boston area at the Boston Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Leadership Forum, “Leading Across Generations.” The forum took place on June 12 in Kendall Square and featured a keynote discussion with EF Education First Founder Bertil Hult and CEO Dr. Edward Hult exploring the effects of their multigenerational leadership on company culture. Following the discussion were a series of workshops on leading a multigenerational workforce, before the forum concluded with a networking reception. “I was happy to join my friends at the Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Forum,” said…