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Don’t Let a “Bonus” Become a “Wage” (Under the MA Wage Act)

As I have previously warned in prior blog, the Massachusetts Wage Act exposes a company and individuals having management responsibility for the company to mandatory treble damages and attorneys’ fees for failing to pay...more

2/27/2014 - Bonuses Compensation & Benefits Compensation Agreements Wage Act Wage and Hour Wages

Managers of LLCs Can be Personally Liable Under the Massachusetts Wage Act

In a June 13, 2013 decision, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court clarified that managers of Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) can be individually liable for violations of the Massachusetts Weekly Payment of Wages Act,...more

6/21/2013 - Attorney's Fees LLC Managers Personal Liability Treble Damages Wage Act Wages

Beware of Choice of Law When Drafting Independent Contractor Agreements

As we have previously posted in Choice of Law in a Contract Can Be Critical, Ensuring Your Dispute Is Resolved in the Forum You Want Is Not Always Easy, and Selection of Forum Other Than Massachusetts May Not Avoid Wage Act...more

5/24/2013 - Choice-of-Law Contract Drafting Independent Contractors Wage Act

Gratuitous Payments Cannot Be Re-Cast as Accrued Vacation Pay Required by Massachusetts Wage Act

A favorite saying of my mentor and colleague in the Labor and Employment Group here at Burns & Levinson is “no good deed goes unpunished.” Over my years of practice, I have found that this phrase oft comes to mind when an...more

4/12/2013 - Employee Benefits Illegal Gratuities Vacation Pay Wage Act

3 Keys to Drafting Commission Plans to Avoid Wage Act Violations

As I mentioned in some of my prior posts, the Massachusetts Weekly Payment of Wages Act (“Wage Act”) poses many challenges to employers due, in part, to the vagueness of its terms, the strict liability it imposes on employers...more

3/15/2013 - Prudential Sales Commissions Strict Liability Wage Act Wages

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