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Posted in Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition

FTC Proposes to Ban Employee Noncompete Agreements

From JDSupra, Zarema Jaramillo, Jessica Kriegsfeld, Jonathan Lewis, and Julie Levinson Werner discuss a rule proposed by…

Posted in Employment Law

Massachusett Department of Labor Standards Provides Update Job Order Template

The Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards updated the job order template provided on the Employment, Placement, &…

Posted in Employment Law

Operator of San Gabriel Valley Employment Staffing Company Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charge for Failing to Pay Over Payroll Taxes to IRS

The United States Department of Justice reports that a staffing firm operator pleaded guilty to failing to…

Posted in Wage and Hour

Remote Work Arrangements Pose Travel-Related Reimbursement Challenges for Massachusetts Employers 

From JDSupra, Rachel Reingold Mandel and Andrea Sullivan discuss new challenges for employers with respect whether travel…

Posted in Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition

Federal Court Determines that Garden Leave Payments Under Massachusetts Non-Compete Law Are Not Wages, Limiting Former Employees’ Leverage Under Wage Act

From JDSupra, Dawn Mertineit and Cat Johns discuss a recent case in which the court said that…

Posted in Employment Law

Garden Leave Payments Under MA Noncompetition Agreement Act Not Covered by Wage Act

From JDSupra, Benjamin Hinks and Robert Young discuss a recent case in which the court said that…

Posted in Immigration

Justice Department Secures Settlement with New Jersey IT Recruiting Firm to Resolve Immigration-Related Discrimination Claims

The United States Department of Justice announced a settlement with a staffing that posted jobs only for…

Posted in Arbitration

Massachusetts Highest Court Holds Grubhub Drivers Are Not Exempt from Arbitration under FAA

From JDSupra, Andrew Farrington and Eric Magnuson discuss a recent case in which the court said that…

Posted in Paid Family and Medical Leave

Massachusetts Unveils New Workplace Poster, Notifications for Employers

From JDSupra, Ashley Prickett Cuttino and Rachel Reingold Mandel discuss the new workplace poster and rate sheets…

Posted in Employment Law Immigration

Key West Labor Staffing Conspirator Pleads Guilty to Immigration Fraud and Defrauding the IRS

The United States Department of Justice announced that a guilty plea for defrauding the IRS in connection…

Posted in Data Privacy/Cyber Security

AG Healey Settles With Aveanna Healthcare over 2019 Data Breach

From JDSupra, Lori Kalani and Bernard Nash a settlement of a data breach that was the result…

Posted in Employment Law

Staffing Agency Owner Pleads Guilty to Failing to Pay Employment Taxes

The United States Department of Justice announced the owner of two staffing agencies pleaded guilty to failing…