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’…

Posted in Paid Family and Medical Leave

The Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Quarterly Contributions Are Due January 31, 2020 

From JDSupra, Patricia Moran and Natalie Young provide a reminder that quarterly contributions are due on January…

Posted in Workplace Safety

Occupational Safety and Health Administration: Temporary Workers

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration of the United States Department of Labor  has the following guidance on…

Posted in Background Checks/FCRA Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

The EEOC Settles Six-Year-Old Lawsuit Attacking Background Check Policy 

From Lexology, Robert T. Quackenboss and Jessica Knapp Little discuss a recent settlement of claims that a retailer refused to…

Posted in Employment Law Paid Family and Medical Leave Wage and Hour

New Year Brings New Obligations for Massachusetts Employers 

From JDSupra, Robert Fisher of Seyfarth Shaw LLP reviews the changes in labor laws for 2020. Seyfarth…