Posted in Employment Law

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…

Posted in Independent Contractor

HIRING GIG WORKERS AND INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS IN MASSACHUSETTS 

From Lawyers.com, David S. Katz provides an overview of engaging with independent contractors in Massachusetts. David writes:…

Posted in Data Privacy/Cyber Security

Do Companies Need a Written Security Information Plan?

From JDSupra, Angela Hsu and Jena Valdetero provide terrific guidance on a written information security plan. Angela…

Posted in Independent Contractor

Massachusetts AG Announces Landmark Settlement With “Gig” Economy Company 

From Mondaq,  Courtney Longo reports that Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy reached a settlement with the digital…

Posted in Wage and Hour

Massachusetts Attorney General Alleges Chipotle Served Up A Side Order Of Wage And Hour Violations, Reaches $2 Million Settlement 

From JDSupra, Lori Kalani and Bernard Nash report on a settlement between the Massachusetts Attorney General and…

Posted in Paid Family and Medical Leave

Massachusetts Employers Receive New Guidance Regarding Reimbursement for Qualifying Paid Leave Plans Under the State’s PFML Law

From JDSupra, Eric Emanuelson, Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, and Anastasia Regne discuss recent guidance for reimbursement of qualifying…

Posted in Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition

Anti-Raiding Provision Upheld by Massachusetts High Court

From Jackson Lewis PC, Colin A. Thakkar and Erik J. Winton discusses a recent case which upheld an anti-raiding…

Posted in Independent Contractor

Massachusetts Appeals Court discusses ABC Standard

In a recent case, Weiss v. Loomis, the Massachusetts Appeals Court reversed a directed verdict in a…

Posted in Wage and Hour

Call Center Employees in Massachusetts Win Claim For Sunday Premium Pay 

From Seyfarth Shaw, Patrick J.Bannon and VladaFeldman discuss a recent case in which call center employees were…

Posted in Employment Law

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…

Posted in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Whistleblower and Retaliation

Safie Specialty Foods to Pay $125,000 to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Suit

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) reports that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) settled a lawsuit in…

Posted in Paid Family and Medical Leave

Massachusetts PFML Quarterly Returns and Contributions Due By January 31, 2020 

From JDSupra, Daniel Klein and Molly Mooney provide guidance on employers’ responsibilities to report wages under Massachusetts’…