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New Hire Paperwork: Massachusetts

New Hire Paperwork requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Authors: Lisa Stephanian Burton and Peter J. Mee, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Summary

  • Covered employers need to provide new employees with notice of the employer's sexual policy. See Sexual Harassment Policy.
  • Covered employers need to provide new employees with notice of the right to domestic violence leave. See Domestic Violence Leave Notification.
  • Covered employers must provide notice to employees regarding their rights to paid sick leave. See Paid Sick Leave Notice.
  • Covered employers must provide notice to employees regarding their rights to pregnancy and lactation accommodations. See Pregnant Workers Notice.
  • Massachusetts employers must provide new employees with notice regarding tip credit conditions. See Tipped Employees Notice.
  • In Massachusetts, staffing agencies must provide temporary employees with certain information prior to a new assignment or employment. See Temporary Workers Right to Know Law.
  • If an employer employs domestic workers, it must provide new employees with notice of all state and federal laws relating to domestic workers. See Domestic Workers Notice.
  • Massachusetts has its own withholding allowance certificate, Form M-4, Massachusetts Employee's Withholding Exemption Certificate. See Employee Withholding Forms.
  • Covered employers must provide new hires with notice of the right to paid family and medical leave. See Paid Family and Medical Leave.