Category: Employment Law

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Manager of Key West Labor Staffing Companies Sentenced for Tax Crimes and Immigration Fraud

The United States Department of Justice annouced the manager of several staffing agencies was sentenced to prison…

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Staffing Company Owner Pleads Guilty to Payroll Tax Crimes

The United States Department of Justice A former New York City resident pleaded guilty today to willfully…

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New Massachusetts Law Prohibits Discrimination Based on Hairstyle

From JDSupra, Tracy Thomas Boland and Jacob Tosti discuss new legislation that bans discrimination based on “traits…

Posted in Employment Law Immigration

Operators of Key West Labor Staffing Company Sentenced to Prison for Tax Conspiracy and Immigration Crimes

The United States Department of Justice announces the sentences for Key West staffing agency owners. for tax…

Posted in Employment Law Whistleblower and Retaliation

Massachusetts Appeals Court Rejects Whistleblower’s Constructive Discharge Claim

From JDSupra, Francesco (Fran) DeLuca and Gregory Keating discuss a recent case in which the court said…

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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Clarifies Joint Employer Analysis Under the Massachusetts Wage Act 

From JDSupra, Nicholas Nesgos, Nancy Puleo, and Lauren Schaefer discuss the Masschusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s opinion that…

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Former Owner of a Temporary Employment Agency Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud and Failure to Pay IRS Employment Taxes 

From the United States Attorney’s Office, District of Maryland FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 13, 2021 Former…

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Massachusetts Court Provides Guidance on Joint Employer Liability and the Scope of the Outside Salesperson Exemption 

From JDSupra, Christopher Kaczmarek and Stephen Melnick discuss a recent case in which the court said that…

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The Interplay Between the Massachusetts Unemployment Assistance Program, the Massachusetts WorkShare Program, and the Enhanced Unemployment Benefits in the CARES Act 

From Lexology,  Justin F. Keith , Terence P. McCourt and Amanda L. Carney discuss the relationships among the unemployment assistance, enhanced…

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CARES Act Expands Unemployment Insurance Benefits

From JDSurpa, Evandro Gigante, Allison Lynn Martin, Harris Mufson, and Jacob Tucker provide an outstanding summary of…

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UPDATE: Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance Announces Guidance On CARES Act Implementation 

Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) The FPUC program will provide an additional $600 per week to individuals…

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ASA: Temporary Staffing Agencies Are the Employers for Purposes of PPP Loans

American Staffing Association (04/10/20) Confusion has arisen under the Paycheck Protection Program of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief,…