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Massachusetts Employment Agency Bond

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How much does a $3,000 employment agency bond cost in Massachusetts?

Massachusetts employment agency surety bonds cost $100. Simply click Buy Now to purchase your bond online using our secure bond checkout. Once payment is received, we’ll send over your official bond documents electronically. It’s truly that easy with SuretyBonds.com!

Bond Type Bond Amount Cost
$3,000 Employment Agency Bond $3,000 $100

Why do I need an employment agency bond?

Employment agency bonds are required by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development in the amount of $3,000.

By posting a Massachusetts employment agency bond, agencies guarantee their compliance with the rules, laws, and regulations stated in the Massachusetts General Laws.

If an employment agency fails to comply with these terms, the surety will pay harmed parties for damages and losses up to the penal sum of the bond. The agency, in turn, must reimburse the surety for all damages paid out.

To determine whether your agency is considered an employment agency in Massachusetts, please review the definitions the commonwealth has laid forth.

Considerations for Massachusetts employment agency bonds

Massachusetts employment agency bonds expire at the same time the agency’s license is surrendered, terminated through non-renewal, or revoked by the Department of Labor Standards. If the surety chooses to cancel this bond prior to expiration, written notice must be given to the agency and the Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards via registered mail 60 days prior to the proposed expiration date.

How to become a licensed employment agency in Massachusetts

  1. Visit the ePLACE site to create a portal account for first-time users. Here you will set up an account that will be what you use to carry out the rest of your application process.
  2. Submit an initial license application. Pay the associated fees while applying; these vary according to the type and size of your agency:
    • Licensed Employment Agency (one to four counselors): $300 per year
    • Licensed Employment Agency (five or more counselors): $550 per year
    • Registered Placement Agency (main office): $300 per year
    • Registered Placement Agency (each branch office): $180 per year
  3. Use the Microsoft Silverlight feature on ePLACE to upload your documents for review.

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Additional Resources

Application for Employment Agency - The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development Department of Labor Standards

Massachusetts Labor and Workforce Development - Information for Employment Agencies

Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 140, Section 46: Employment Agency Law

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