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 and Temporary Workers Right to Know Regulations - 454 CMR 24.00

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

Temporary Workers Right to Know Law, M.G.L. c. 149, §159C

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Paper application for Initial License and Registration Application pdf format of Initial License and Registration Application

Paper application for Renewal of License and Registration pdf format of Paper application for renewal Placement Agency License

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