Category: Employment Law

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California Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding His Massachusetts Employer Over a 16-Year Period Using Fake Staffing Agency

The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts annouced that a man pleaded guilty to…

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United States Department of Labor Recovers Wages and Damages from Healthcare Staffing Company

The United States Department of Labor announced recovery of back wages and damages from a healthcare staffing…

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MA Paid Family and Medical Leave Law Will Allow Employees to “Top Off” PFML Benefits with Accrued PTO

From JDSupra, Jaclyn Kugell, Maura D. McLaughlin, and Robert Papandrea discuss recent changes to the Massachusetts Paid…

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The Legislative and Ballot Initiative Landscape in Massachusetts 

From JDSupra, Puneet Dhaliwal and Gary Lieberman provide an excellecent summary of bills and initiative petitions that…

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Operators of Florida Labor Staffing Companies Sentenced to Prison for Tax and Immigration Charges

The United States Attorney’s offfice for the Southern District of Florida announced that the operators of several…

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NJ AG Reaches Settlements with Staffing Firms Allegedly Operating as Unregistered Businesses in NJ

The New Jersey Attorney General announced settlements with 22 staffing agencies that had been operating as unregistered…

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Blurred Lines for Today’s Workplace: Employer Liability for Employee Conduct Outside of the Traditional Workplace

From JDSupra, Katharine Beattie discusses some of the challenges for employers with employee conduct outside the workplace….

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Florida Pastor Sentenced to 48 Months for Fraud Involving Fake Employment Agency

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida announced that a pastor was sentenced…

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10 Actionable Compliance Steps for Massachusetts Employers

From JDSupra, Charlotte Drew, Claire Metcalfe, and Bronwyn Roberts make terrific recommendations for steps to take to…

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Massachusetts Attorney General Andea Campbell Issues Advisory on Maximum Rates for Temporary Staffing in Nursing Homes

Attorney General Andrea Joy Campbell today issued an advisory to remind temporary nursing agencies about the permissible…

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Hospital Temporary Labor Costs: A Staggering $1.52 Billion in FY2022

The Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association reports that hospitals spent more than $1.5 billion for temporary staffing…

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The Question PEOs and Staffing Agencies Will Be Asked Most in 2023: “Will You Delete My Data?”

From JDSupra, Usama Kahf and Anne Yarovoy Khan discuss some of the unique challenges that staffing agencies…