Category: Employment Law

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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,…

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Employer Checklist for Responding to a Positive COVID-19 Test

From JDSupra, Michael Hanlon and Anna Will Kentz provide a great checklist for employers who is suspected…

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COVID-19: Massachusetts Enacts Emergency Bill to Waive One-Week Waiting Period for Unemployment Benefits for Workers Affected by COVID-19 

From JDSupra, Julia Mitarotondo, Kathleen Parker and Mark Pomfret report on a bill that waives the one…

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Staffing firms and the financial impact of Covid-19

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the Global Advisor on Staffing and Workforce Solutions, reports on the effect of…

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $10 Million Small Business Recovery Loan Fund 

BOSTON — Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced economic support for small businesses with a $10 million loan fund to…

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American Staffing Association — COVID-19 Information and Resources for Staffing Companies

The American Staffing Association has a terrific page with information for staffing firms. Follow ASA for Latest…

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Payroll firm, contingent workforce manager in lawsuit over alleged bribe request

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the Global Advisor on Staffing and Workforce Solutions, reports on case in which…