Posted in Employment Law Paid Family and Medical Leave Wage and Hour

Massachusetts Rings In The New Year With New Employment Laws 

From JDSupra, Andrew Eisenberg and Matthew Steinberg of Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP discuss changes to…

Posted in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Reliable Staffing to Pay $25,000 and Change Hiring Policy to Resolve EEOC Discrimination Finding

From JDSupra, the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission reports a settlement with a staffing firm that obtained medical…

Posted in Immigration

Staffing firm to pay $70,695 to resolve Department of Justice claims

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the Global Advisor on Staffing and Workforce Solutions, reports: The US Department of…

Posted in Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition

That Was Quick—Massachusetts Legislature Seeks to Clarify 2018 Non-Compete Law, and to Exempt Physician Assistants 

From JDSupra, Erik Weibust provides an update on the efforts by the Massachusetts legislature to clarify the…

Posted in Immigration

Justice Department Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Against Florida-Based Tech Staffing Firm 

The United States Department of Justice announced a settlement of claims that a staffing firm discriminated against…

Posted in Employment Law

FMLA Retaliation Case Illustrates the Practical Significance of Effective HR Documentation 

From JDSupra, Samuel Ottinger discusses a case in which the proper documentation was able to defend a…

Posted in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Adecco to pay $49,500 in Pennsylvania discrimination suit

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) reports that Adecco USA Inc. will pay almost $50,000 to settle a disability…

Posted in Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition

Noncompetes with Massachusetts Employees: Subsidizing a Former Employee’s “Garden Leave” 

From JDSupra, Lori Caron Silveira provides a terrific review of Massachusetts non-compete law. Lori writes: Effective October 1,…

Posted in Paid Family and Medical Leave

Mass. DFML on Contractors “25 Covered Individuals” Threshold

From The National Law Review, Nancy L. Gunzenhauser Popper and Anastasia A. Regne discuss when independent contractors…

Posted in Paid Family and Medical Leave

Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave: The Final Regulations and Related Tax Considerations

From Morgan Lewis, Douglas T. Schwarz, Sean D. Callaghan and Mary B. Hevener provide an update on the…

Posted in Independent Contractor Workers Compensation

Determining Whether a Worker is an Employee or Independent Contractor and Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits 

From JDSupra, Jamie Spiller Kaplan discusses the criteria for classifying a worker as an employee or independent…

Posted in Employment Law

Employment and Labor in Massachusetts

From Lexology, Laurence J. Donoghue provides terrific guidance on employment and labor law in Massachusetts. Laurence writes:…