MBBP Publishes August M&A Today Newsletter

Hot off the press! Articles include: Massachusetts Wage and Hour Laws: Legal Risks for Businesses in Transition SEC to Funds: Watch the Broker-Dealer Activities Importance of Closing Conditions in Mergers Williams Companies, Inc. v Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware Get more info on our M&A blog or read the full newsletter.

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: Understanding the Frequency of Payment Rules

Did you know that an employer who does not pay its non-exempt employees every two weeks may technically be violating Massachusetts law? Read February's Wage & Hour Tip for more information on payment rules. Please feel free to contact MBBP’s Employment Law Group with any questions.

What Is a Legal Holiday in Massachusetts?

MBBP has released a new Wage & Hour Tip of the Month which discusses the legal holidays in Massachusetts. Massachusetts law specifies the kind of work that is permitted on a holiday, and the type of establishment which can operate on a holiday. Generally, employers cannot operate on any legal holiday except New Year’s Day, Martin …

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