Posted in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

EEOC Sues Distribution Company and Staffing Agency Alleging Race Discrimination

From JDSupra, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it filed a compliant against Aaron…

Posted in Independent Contractor Wage and Hour

US Department of Labor Sues Michigan Staffing Company For Misclassifying Nurses and Nursing Assistants as Independent Contractors

The United States Department of Labor initiated a lawsuit against a Michigan staffing agency for allegedly misclassifying…

Posted in Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition

Nevada Staffing Executive Indicted for Wage Fixing

The United States Department of Justice announced the indictment of a health care staffing executive for conspiring…

Posted in Data Privacy/Cyber Security

Worker Sues Staffing Firm Over Data Breach

Source: Worker sues staffing firm over data breach that released info on 104,660 workers See also: Source:…

Posted in Wage and Hour

US Department of Labor Recovers More than $114K for Employees Denied Overtime by Hotel Staffing Agency

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it recovered wages for employees of a hotel…

Posted in Paid Family and Medical Leave

The MCAD’s New Guidance on the Massachusetts Parental Leave Act Aims to Provide Clarity On Its Continued Role in Providing Important Leave Entitlements to Massachusetts Employees

From JDSupra, Danielle Dillon, Kathryn Droumbakis, and Natalie Groot discuss the recent guidance issued by the Massachusetts…

Posted in Employment Law

Operators of Florida Labor Staffing Companies Sentenced to Prison for Tax and Immigration Charges

The United States Attorney’s offfice for the Southern District of Florida announced that the operators of several…

Posted in Wage and Hour

Is Massachusetts Next to Jump on the Pay Transparency and Pay Data Reporting Bandwagon? 

From JDSupra, Monica Snyder Perl discusses bills in the Massachusetts legislature that may require pay transparency and…

Posted in Employment Law

NJ AG Reaches Settlements with Staffing Firms Allegedly Operating as Unregistered Businesses in NJ

The New Jersey Attorney General announced settlements with 22 staffing agencies that had been operating as unregistered…

Posted in Wage and Hour

Remote Workers and the Massachusetts Wage Act — Proceed With Caution

From JDSupra, Donald Schroeder discusses a recent case in which an out of state employee was able…

Posted in Employment Law

Blurred Lines for Today’s Workplace: Employer Liability for Employee Conduct Outside of the Traditional Workplace

From JDSupra, Katharine Beattie discusses some of the challenges for employers with employee conduct outside the workplace….

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…