Amendment ID: S2817-10

Amendment 10

Workplace Benefits and Services Posting

Messrs. Tarr and O'Connor move that the proposed new text be amended by inserting the following section:--

Section XX . Chapter 115 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 2D the following section:-

Section 2E. (a) The secretary, in consultation with the executive office of labor and workforce development, shall create and distribute a veterans' benefits and services notice.

(b) The veterans’ benefits and services poster shall include information regarding the services and resources available to veterans, including: (i) contact and website information for the executive office of veterans' services and the department of veterans' services; (ii) information about substance abuse and mental health treatment resources; (iii) educational, workforce and training resources; (iv) resources for tax benefits information; (v) information about obtaining a veteran’s indicator on a state driver’s license or identification card; (vi) information about eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits under state or federal law; (vii) legal services resources; and (viii) contact information for the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Crisis Line.

(c) Every employer in the commonwealth with more than 50 full-time employees shall post the notice created pursuant to this section in a conspicuous place accessible to employees in the workplace.”