Category: Employment Law

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Court Orders Staffing Firms that Split Pay to Avoid Overtime to Pay $2.4 million for Wages and Liquidated Damages

The United States Department of Labor announced that a court ordered the owners of two staffing firms…

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Massachusetts Democrats Nominate Campbell for AG Race; AG Healey Runs for Governor

From JDSupra, Lori Kalani and Bernard Nash report on the results of last week’s elections. Lori and…

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AG Healey Issues Seventh Annual Labor Day Report on Office’s Efforts To Combat Wage Theft and Protect Workers

BOSTON — Attorney General Maura Healey today issued her seventh annual Labor Day Report on the office’s efforts to combat wage…

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Partner in Key West Labor Staffing Companies Sentenced for Tax, Immigration, and Money Laundering Crimes

The Department of Justice announced the sentencing of the partner of several Key West staffing agencies to…

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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…