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VL 800.00 Temporary Help Firm

Click on the case numbers below to access decisions concerning separation from temporary help firms.

0016 0869 84

0016 0869 84 (Mar. 24, 2016) – The claimant may not be disqualified for failing to notify the temporary help agency that she was available for work, because when the employer’s account manager notified the claimant that her temporary assignment was over, the employer knew it could offer the claimant a new assignment.

0010 6162 10

0010 6162 10 (Sept. 29, 2014) – Where the claimant resigned to accept full-time employment with a temporary staffing agency, the Board held that the claimant left his former job in good faith to accept new employment on a permanent full-time basis.  Although the nature of his assignments were temporary, the claimant’s relationship with the staffing agency was permanent within the meaning of G.L. c. 151A, § 25(e).

0002 2757 85

0002 2757 85 (Sept. 20, 2013) – Where a claimant contacted her temporary agency employer prior to filing a claim, but turned down an assignment that was unsuitable due to its commuting distance, the claimant has satisfied the requirement under G.L. c. 151A, § 25(e).  The communication provided the temporary employer with actual notice of the employee’s availability for reassignment into suitable work.

BR-120231

BR-120231 (Jan. 20, 2012) – Temporary employee who failed to contact his temporary help firm for reassignment was not disqualified under G.L. c. 151A, § 25(e), because the employer never provided the claimant with written notice that failure to do so may affect his eligibility for unemployment benefits, as required under 430 CMR 4.04(8)(e).

 

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