Posted in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Massachusetts Courts Send Warnings to Employers 

From JDSupra, Richard Glovsky discusses recent decisions and provides excellent guidance for employers to avoid allegations of…

Posted in Equal Pay

Massachusetts Proposed Pay Scale Legislation

From JDSupra, Daniel Klein, Hillary Massey, Barry Miller, Emily Miller, and Maria Papasevastos discuss a bill in…

Posted in Paid Family and Medical Leave

Massachusetts Finalizes Amendments To PFML Regulations

From JDSupra, Ariel Cudkowicz, Christina Duszlak, Daniel Klein, and Molly Mooney discuss the amendments to Massachusetts Paid…

Posted in Immigration

Justice Department Settles with Staffing Company to Resolve Immigration-Related Discrimination Claims 

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a settlement with a staffing firm that only hired…

Posted in Employment Law

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…

Posted in Immigration

ICE Announces Extension to Form I-9 Compliance Flexibility

From the American Staffing Association: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has announced an extension of the flexibilities…

Posted in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

EEOC Sues Firm for Favoring Less-qualified Hispanic Workers

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued a company for favoring less-qualified Hispanic job applicants over all…

Posted in Paid Family and Medical Leave

Massachusetts Department of Paid Family and Medical Leave Releases Proposed Amendments to State’s PFML Law 

From JDSupra, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, Eduardo Quiroga, and Anastasia Regne discuss proposed changes to Massachusetts’ Paid Family…

Posted in Wage and Hour

Internet-Based Retail Employers Must Comply with the Massachusetts Wage Act

From JDSupra, Laura Martin discusses a case in which an internet-based retail entity was required to pay…

Posted in Employment Law

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…

Posted in Immigration

Completing the I-9 Form in a Coronavirus Work-From-Home Environment

From JDSupra, Diane Butler offers guidance on how to complete an I-9 form remotely. Diane writes: Completing…

Posted in Employment Law

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…