January 29, 2019 | Angela Snyder, Esq.
Last week, we looked at joint employment within the context of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the staffing agency vs. the client employer’s obligation to provide accommodations. However, the complexities surrounding joint employment extend far beyond the ADA. The DOL recently announced a settlement agreement with a Pennsylvania-based book binding company to pay $598,366 in […]
January 24, 2019 | Angela Snyder, Esq.
Paid Family Leave is on its way! In our Grand Bargain Update, we gave a summary of what we know about the new Massachusetts Paid Family Leave. Proposed regulations were promised by March which would provide more clarity to employers regarding this new law. Well, the newly formed Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) […]
January 22, 2019 | Curran Leahy-Lonigro, Esq.
Look out, Massachusetts and California! New York is coming up quickly in the race to become the most employee-friendly state! We’re four weeks into 2019 and I have four new employment-related laws New York employers should be aware of. We can help ensure your policies and procedures are updated to comply with these new laws. […]
January 17, 2019 | Angela Snyder, Esq.
Staffing companies can provide a useful service to employers, offering them staff to fill temporary vacancies. Plus, because the staffing company pays the workers, it means the temps are employees of the staffing agency, right? Wrong, at least for purposes of the American’s with Disabilities Act. Although staffing agencies hire the workers, pay wages, provide […]
January 15, 2019 | Curran Leahy-Lonigro, Esq.
In late June 2018, Massachusetts’ Governor, Charlie Baker, signed “An Act Relative to Minimum Wage, Paid Family Medical Leave, and the Sales Tax Holiday,” more commonly known as the “Grand Bargain.” As the Act’s long name suggests, the law raises minimum wage while eliminating mandatory Sunday and holiday pay, introduces paid family medical leave, and […]« Previous Page — Next Page »