Category: Wage and Hour

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U.S. Court of Appeals Offers Guidance on Applicability of Massachusetts Wage and Hour Laws to Out-of-State Workers

From JDSupra, Stephen Melnick discuss a recent case in which the First Circuit Court of Appeals said…

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Massachusetts High Court Issues Three Major Wage and Hour Decisions

From JDSupra, Celina Antonellis, Keri Engelman, Siobhan Mee, Mary Grace Parsons, and Douglas Schwarz discuss three recent…

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Sweeping Changes to Enforcement of the Massachusetts Wage Laws May Be On the Horizon, and It’s Not Good News for Employers

From JDSupra, Barry Miller,, Molly Mooney,, and Alison Silveira discuss a bill in the Massachusetts legislature that…

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Massachusetts Wage Update: SJC Overturns Years Of Precedent And Finds That Employers Must Automatically Pay Triple Damages If Wages Are Paid Even One Day Late

From JDSupra, Michael Gamboli, Alicia Samolis, and Joshua Xavier discuss a recebt case in which the Supreme…

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Massachusetts SJC: Employers Are Strictly Liable for Treble Damages for Late, Pre-Suit Wage Payments

From JDSupra, Lorenzo Cabantog and Diane Saunders discuss a recent case in which the SJC said an…

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Massachusetts SJC Upends Existing Law, Requires Treble Damages on Late-Paid Wages

From JDSupra, Andrew Silvia and Doublas Sweeney discuss a recent case in which the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial…

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US Department of Labor recovers $47K in back wages for 30 workers after investigation finds Miramar Beach restaurant violated law

The employer used a staffing agency but was considered a joint employer and liable for overtime.  MIRAMAR…

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Sanford contractor pays more than $334K in back wages to 212 workers to resolve violations found in US Department of Labor investigation

From the United States Department of Labor, a heating, air conditioning and refrigeration company improperly paid piece…

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New Jersey healthcare staffing company pays $263K to 46 workers at veterans’ medical centers following US Department of Labor investigation

From the United States Department of Labor: Mitchell Martin Health Care LLC found to have failed to…

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Internet-Based Retail Employers Must Comply with the Massachusetts Wage Act

From JDSupra, Laura Martin discusses a case in which an internet-based retail entity was required to pay…

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Massachusetts Attorney General Alleges Chipotle Served Up A Side Order Of Wage And Hour Violations, Reaches $2 Million Settlement 

From JDSupra, Lori Kalani and Bernard Nash report on a settlement between the Massachusetts Attorney General and…

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Call Center Employees in Massachusetts Win Claim For Sunday Premium Pay 

From Seyfarth Shaw, Patrick J.Bannon and VladaFeldman discuss a recent case in which call center employees were…