Posted in Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition

Four Individuals Indicted on Wage Fixing and Labor Market Allocation Charges

Conspiracy Aimed at Suppressing Pay for Essential Workers During COVID-19 Pandemic A federal grand jury in Portland,…

Posted in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Immigration

Justice Department Settles Claim Against California-Based Staffing Company for Favoring Temporary Visa Workers Over U.S. Workers

A staffing agency posted a job advertisement aimed exclusively at non-U.S. citizens with a specific type of…

Posted in Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition

Health Care Staffing Company and Executive Indicted for Colluding to Suppress Wages of School Nurses

The United States Department of Justice alleges that a healthcare staffing company manager amnd others agreed not…

Posted in Independent Contractor

Dispute Over Gig Drivers’ Independent Contractor Status Being Fought on All Fronts in Massachusetts 

From JDSupra, Jeffrey Fritz and Joshua Nadreau discuss the fight over the classification of gig drivers. Jeffrey…

Posted in Data Privacy/Cyber Security

Major Update in Data Privacy Laws Proposed in Massachusetts

From JDSupra, Daniel Connelly, Taylor Shepherd, and Kaitlyn Sprague discuss the bill recently released by the Massachusetts…

Posted in Data Privacy/Cyber Security

AGG Celebrates Data Privacy Day 2022 With 5 Key Data Privacy Considerations for Businesses 

From JDSupra, Kevin Coy and Erin Doyle offer five key parts of any data privacy program. Kevin…

Posted in Independent Contractor

Court orders Norfolk staffing agency to pay more than $7.2M in back wages, damages to 1,105 aides, nurses after federal investigation, litigation

The United States Department of Labor announced that a medical staffing agency was required to pay $7.2…

Posted in Employment Law

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Clarifies Joint Employer Analysis Under the Massachusetts Wage Act 

From JDSupra, Nicholas Nesgos, Nancy Puleo, and Lauren Schaefer discuss the Masschusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s opinion that…

Posted in Data Privacy/Cyber Security

Using the NIST Privacy Framework to Assess Privacy Risk and Build a Privacy Program 

From JDSupra, David Farber and Colleen Yushchak discuss using the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)…

Posted in Workers Compensation

Who Is The Employer Of a Staffing Agency Temp?

From JDSupra, Brian Clemow discusses a Connecticut case in which the client of a staffing company retaliated…

Posted in Independent Contractor Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition

Oh the Horror: No Work for Hire in Friday the 13th Screenplay 

From JDSupra, Joshua Revilla discusses a case in which the rights to Friday the 13th hinged on whether…

Posted in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Immigration

Justice, Labor Departments Reach Settlements with Facebook Resolving Claims of Discrimination Against U.S. Workers and Potential Regulatory Recruitment Violations

The Department of Justice  announced a settlement agreement with Facebook for discriminating against U.S. workers: The U.S….