Placement agencies must be registered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in order to conduct business in the state, regardless of wether or not the agency has a physical office within state borders.

Placement Agencies FAQs
In order to understand the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards’ regulation of placement agencies please read our frequently asked questions.

Employment Agency Law, M.G.L. c. 140, §§46A-46R

Temporary Workers Right to Know Law, M.G.L. c. 149, §159C (effective 1/31/13)

Initial License and Registration Application

Renewal License and Registration Applications

Related Links to Assist Placement Agencies

Temporary Agencies and Worksite Employers Share Responsibility for Keeping Temporary Workers Safe