Employment Law Alert: Massachusetts Pay Equity Law Imposes New Restrictions

MBBP’s Employment Law Group just released an Employment Law Alert regarding the recent wage equality act signed in Massachusetts. On August 1st, 2016, Governor Charlie Baker signed, "An Act to Establish Pay Equity (the Act)" which requires men and women to receive equal pay for comparable work and forbids employers from asking prospective employees about salary history. Learn more on …

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New Overtime Regulations Will Result In Many More Workers Becoming Entitled To Overtime

We're reviewing the Department of Labor's new overtime regulations in our Massachusetts Employment Law Blog.  Click here to read about the DOL's Final Rule, which President Obama announced the publication of today.

MBBP Clients Among BBJ’s Honorees – “Best Places to Work of 2015”

On Thursday, April 30th, the Boston Business Journal announced the 80 honorees for its annual Best Places to Work of 2015 program. This year's employers were divided among five different categories based on company size, and were selected based on survey responses provided by employees. The BBJ will recognize this year's honorees on June 18th at the Citi Performing …

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Mass. Governor Signs Bill to Raise Minimum Wage

On June 26, 2014, Governor Deval Patrick signed a bill into law which will raise the hourly minimum wage in Massachusetts for the first time since 2008. As a result of these increases, Massachusetts’ minimum wage will be amongst the highest in the country. Employers who fail to comply with the minimum wage increase will be …

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Wage & Hour Tip: Are Your Commissioned Sales Employees Entitled to Minimum Wage and Overtime?

Many employers use commission payments to increase the productivity of their sales force. Commissioned sales people can earn significant compensation. But, are commissioned sales people also entitled to minimum wage and overtime?  Please see our full Wage & Hour Tip of the Month to learn more. Please feel free to contact MBBP’s Employment Law Group with any questions.