454 CMR 30.06 - Notice to Employees

(1) Upon initiation of the PEO relationship:
(a) the PEO shall provide the client a notice;
(b) the client shall post said notice in a conspicuous place at the client's worksite; and
(c) depending on the customary way that the client communicates with its employees, the client shall provide a hard copy or an electronic copy of the notice to the employees. The notice shall contain:
1. notice of the general nature of the co-employment relationship between and among the professional employer organization, the client and such covered employees, including the rights, responsibilities and duties that the PEO and the client have with respect to the covered employees;
2. the name and telephone number of the department;
3. the name and telephone number of the PEO;
4. disclosure if the benefit plan is self-funded or is not fully insured;
5. the name of the workers' compensation carrier and the policy number;
6. whether the PEO or the client maintains the workers' compensation policy and performs safety inspections at the workplace;
7. a phone number or contact to report injuries and hazardous worksite conditions; and
8. a multilingual tagline on the notice provided by the department in languages required under M.G.L. c. 151A, ยง 62A, subsection (d) clause (iii) that includes the name and telephone number of the department and states that the notice contains important information that should be translated.
(2) Notwithstanding 454 CMR 30.06(1), the PEO may provide separate notice of the name of the workers' compensation carrier and the workers' compensation policy number to the client.
(3) Upon termination, the PEO shall provide covered employees with written notice of the termination of the PEO relationship. The notice may be provided electronically if that is the customary manner in which the client and the PEO communicate with the covered employee.


454 CMR 30.06
Adopted by Mass Register Issue 1389, eff. 4/19/2019.

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