Chapter 41 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2020 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 108A the following section: -
Section 108A½. (a) A municipality shall be considered an employer for purposes of section 1 of chapter 151.
(b) In a city or town that accepts subsection (c), subsection (a) shall not apply.
(c) (1) In a municipality with a chief executive officer, the municipality may accept this subsection upon a majority vote of the legislative body of the municipality with the approval of the chief executive officer.
(2) In a municipality without a chief executive officer, the municipality may accept this subsection upon a majority vote of the legislative body of the municipality.
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