Category: Wage and Hour

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Massachusetts AG’s Office Issues $6.2 Million in Citations Against National Delivery Service Company Over Employee Misclassification Violations

Massachusetts Attorney General Andrea Joy Campbell announced that her office has issued citations totaling over $6.2 million…

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Beware of MA penalties if you miss payroll – even if it’s due to a bank failure

From JDSupra, Ellen Kearns discusses the penalties for an employer who fails to pay employees on time…

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Recent fines portend increased wage-hour enforcement on behalf of Massachusetts employees

From JDSupra, Christopher Deubert discusses recent fines imposed by Attorney General Andrea Campbell and the possibility that Massachusetts…

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Massachusetts May Be Next in Line to Enact Pay Transparency Laws

From JDSupra, Matthew T. Brown, Lauren Kopec, and Robert Sheridan discuss the prospect of a pay transparency…

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Wholesale Bakery Company and Its Staffing Agencies Cited Over $440,000 in Wage and Hour Violations

The Massachusetts Attorney General annnounced citations totaling more than $440,000 in restitution and penalities for failing to…

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Remote Work Arrangements Pose Travel-Related Reimbursement Challenges for Massachusetts Employers 

From JDSupra, Rachel Reingold Mandel and Andrea Sullivan discuss new challenges for employers with respect whether travel…

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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…