Posted in Wage and Hour

United States Department of Labor Settles with Two Staffing Firms Who Agree to Pay $256k to Former Temporary Employees 

The United States Department of Labor announced that it entered into a consent judgment with two staffing…

Posted in Employment Law

United States Department of Justice Settles Claims with Healthcare Staffing Company to Resolve Visa Fraud Investigations

The United States Attorneys Office for the Southern District of Ohio announced a settlement with a Cincinnati…

Posted in Employment Law

The State of the Union for PEOs and Staffing: 7 Notable Trends Revealed at FP’s PeopleLaw Conference

From JDSupra, Sheldon Blumling and John Polson discuss the trends in the staffing and professional employer organization…

Posted in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Staffing Agency Employee Considered a School District Employee for Title VII Claim 

From JDSupra, Matthew Hoffman discusses a recent case in which a staffing agency employee was considered to…

Posted in Employment Law

Masschusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) Announces Draft of Updated Harassment Guidelines and Seeks Public Comment

From JDSupra, Benjamin Hinks and Robert Young discuss the proposed harassment guidelines issued by the Massachusetts Commission…

Posted in Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition

Federal and State Authorities Bring Antitrust Enforcement to the Contingent Workforce Sector 

From JDSupra, Doug Allen, Miguel Lopez, and Rachel Fendell Satinsky discuss antitrust enforcment efforts in the contingent…

Posted in Employment Law

Attorney General Andrea Campbell Announces Citations Against Staffing Company For Wage And Hour, Sick Time And Payroll Violations 

Massachusetts Attorney General Andrea Campell announced $2.4 million in citatations against a staffing frim that provides concierge…

Posted in Independent Contractor

United States Department of Labor Sues Staffing Agency for Misclassifying Healthcare Workers as Independent Contractors 

The United States Department of Labor announced a lawsuit against a staffing agency for misclassifying registered nurses,…

Posted in Independent Contractor

United States Department of Labor Sues Staffing Agency for Misclassifying Nurses and Nursing Assistants

The United States Department of Labor announced a lawsuit against a staffing agency for misclassifying nurses and…

Posted in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

United States Department of Justice Settles with Staffing Agency to Resolve Discrimination Claims

The United States Department of Justice announced a settlment of alleging that a staffing agency discriminated against…

Posted in Employment Law

California Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding His Massachusetts Employer Over a 16-Year Period Using Fake Staffing Agency

The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts annouced that a man pleaded guilty to…

Posted in Independent Contractor

United States Department of Labor announces final rule on classifying workers as employees or independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) annouced its final rule for classifying workers as employees or…