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HR Hotline

Do you have questions about sensitive and/or confidential information? Wondering how to hire a new employee or let someone go? Are you looking for information on harassment, compensation, culture or other interoffice issues?

Answers to your most complex and intricate HR questions are just a phone call away!

Meet Laurie LaBrie, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, our licensed human resources guru. We have commissioned Laurie to answer any and all of your HR-related questions. You can learn more about Laurie here

Here’s How It Works

  1. Call Laurie LaBrie at 978.969.0041 or email her at with your questions.
  2. Laurie will confirm your MassCPAs member ID.
  3. Discuss — it's really that simple!

Additional Information

Our HR Hotline is 100% confidential.

The HR Hotline is only to be used by members in charge of HR and/or firm or company decision makers.

Calls up to 30 minutes in duration are free to MassCPAs' members. If the question does not require research and it is 30 minutes or less, an answer is provided. If it the question requires more time, information is provided with guidance on next steps. The member can choose to contract with our HR expert or find another resource. If the member contracts with our expert, we do not receive any referral fee.

Discussion topics are only related to HR issues. If you have other questions or concerns not related to HR, please check out our online member community, The HUB.

Who is Laurie?

Laurie LaBrie, SPHR, SHRM-SCP is one of our most popular speakers at our conferences. She is the president of Integrated Human Resources, Inc. (IHR), a Beverly-based human resources consulting firm. IHR deploys outsourcing strategies in the areas of human resources, worker’s compensation, employee benefits, benefits administration, payroll to small businesses throughout the U.S. and more.

You can read Laurie’s full bio here.

What Members Are Saying about the HR Hotline

"MassCPAs HR Hotline is fabulous. I needed clarification on the Massachusetts PFMLA and wanted to make sure I understood the rules, primarily to make sure I was accounting for them correctly. Laurie reached out within 24 hours, we had a quick call and I was able to resolve my question very quickly. She is knowledgeable, professional and asked all the right questions. I highly recommend this service if you need assistance, even for a quick question!"

“Laurie and her team quickly addressed my unemployment claim question that my client had. This is a great resource that MassCPAs is providing its members!”

“The service was excellent! My difficult COVID-19 questions were answered with solutions that made sense.”

"As a small firm, it is very difficult to have HR professionals on staff so having the ability to reach out to a professional who can guide you through a challenging time was key for us."