Category: Employment Law

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United States Department of Justice Settles Claims with Healthcare Staffing Company to Resolve Visa Fraud Investigations

The United States Attorneys Office for the Southern District of Ohio announced a settlement with a Cincinnati…

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The State of the Union for PEOs and Staffing: 7 Notable Trends Revealed at FP’s PeopleLaw Conference

From JDSupra, Sheldon Blumling and John Polson discuss the trends in the staffing and professional employer organization…

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Masschusetts Commission Against Discriminatin (MCAD) Announces Draft of Updated Harassment Guidelines and Seeks Public Comment

From JDSupra, Benjamin Hinks and Robert Young discuss the proposed harassment guidelines issued by the Massachusetts Commission…

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Attorney General Andrea Campbell Announces Citations Against Staffing Company For Wage And Hour, Sick Time And Payroll Violations 

Massachusetts Attorney General Andrea Campell announced $2.4 million in citatations against a staffing frim that provides concierge…

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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…