Federal Citizen Information Center Advisory: Employment Agencies: http://consumeraction.gov/caw_employment_agencies.shtml

Federal Trade Commission Advisory: If You've Got ' the Look,' Look Out! Avoiding Modeling Scams (Facts for Consumers):
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/products/pro23.shtm

Massachusetts' law restricting transportation expenses charged to temporary workers: www.mass.gov/legis/laws/mgl/149-159c.htm

Theatrical booking licenses are issued by the Massachusetts Department of Public Safety: www.mass.gov/dps/

Au Pair programs are run by the U.S. Department of State: http://exchanges.state.gov/jexchanges/programs/aupair.html

Day Care and Group Care, Licensing and Referral is regulated by the Department of Early Education and Care: www.eec.state.ma.us/

An Advisory from the Office of the Attorney General regarding the Independent Contractor Law in Massachusetts: www.mass.gov/Cago/docs/Workplace/Independent_Contractor_2004.pdf

Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI): www.mass.gov/chsb

Workers' Compensation Insurance issues: Massachusetts Division of Industrial Accidents (DIA) www.mass.gov/dia/

Employers' Guide to Workers' Compensation Insurance:
http://www.mass.gov/?pageID=elwdsubtopic&L=5&L0=Home&L1=Government&L2=EOLWD Publications&L3=Workers' Compensation Publications&L4=Employer's Guide to Workers' Compensation&sid=Elwd

Download required Minimum Wage poster from the MA Attorney General's Office: Massachusetts Minimum Wage & Hour Laws poster.

Download required Fair Employment Law poster from the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination ( MCAD): http://www.mass.gov/mcad/documents/FairEmploymentLawPoster.pdf

State Tax Laws and Enforcement
Department of Revenue (DOR) www.mass.gov/dor

Guide to Employer Tax Obligations: http://www.mass.gov/?pageID=dorsubtopic&L=4&L0=Home&L1=Businesses&L2=Current+Tax+Year+Information&L3=Guide+to+Employer+Tax+Obligations&sid=Ador

Department of Labor Standards Minimum Wage Regulations
http://www.mass.gov/?pageID=elwdterminal&L=5&L0=Home&L1=Workers and Unions&L2=Wage and Employment Related Programs&L3=Minimum Wage Program&L4=Minimum Wage Statutes and Regulations&sid=Elwd&b=terminalcontent&f=dos_mw_mw_regulations_20030425&csid=Elwd

Department of Workforce Development, Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA): www.detma.org