Posted in Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition

When Collusion Proves Costly: A Cautionary Tale on Potential Penalties for 93A Violations

From JDSupra, Emily Slaman discusses a chase in which names, resumes, and candidate information were shared by…

Posted in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

NSN, LLC Will Pay $42,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination and Retaliation Suit

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission settled a disability discrimination and retaliation suit with a staffing agency for…

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Posted in Wage and Hour

The five red flags of wage non-compliance

From JDSupra, Lauren Crossman and Chris Gardner offer their insights into red flags that might indicate non-compliance…

Posted in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Massachusetts Employer Forced to Pay $24 Million for Failing to Accommodate an Executive’s Anxiety

From JDSupra, Michael Gamboli and Alicia Samolis discuss a recent case which should lead many employers to…

Posted in Wage and Hour

A Win for Staffing Agencies in California

From JDSupra, Robyn Frick discusses a California case in which a staffing agency was not liable for…

Posted in Employment Law

Florida Pastor Sentenced to 48 Months for Fraud Involving Fake Employment Agency

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida announced that a pastor was sentenced…

Posted in Employment Law

10 Actionable Compliance Steps for Massachusetts Employers

From JDSupra, Charlotte Drew, Claire Metcalfe, and Bronwyn Roberts make terrific recommendations for steps to take to…

Posted in Wage and Hour

Department of Labor Recovers Back Wages from Staffing Firm that Failed to Pay Overtime

The United States Department of Labor obtained consent judgement for $910k from a staffing agency and its…

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Posted in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

EEOC Settles Claims that Business and Staffing Agency Failed to Accommodate Customer Care Representative and Fired Her Based on Hearing Condition

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced a settlement of claims that a business and staffing agency did…

Posted in Independent Contractor

US Department of Labor recovers $260K in back wages for 61 caregivers misclassified as independent contractors by nursing staff agency

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) announced a consent judgement with a Florida nurse staffing service…

Posted in General Business

Man gets 85 years for assaulting employees at Atlanta staffing agency

David Aaro reports in the The Atlanta Journal-Constitution of the nightmare scenario for every staffing agency. A…

Posted in Immigration

IT Services Firm Pays $9.9 million To Resolve Claims that It Intentionally Obtained the Wrong Visas

The United States Department of Justice announced that an IT staffing company agreed to pay $9.9 millin…