My Employer Isn’t Paying Me!

The Massachusetts Wage Act was first enacted in 1879 to ensure that municipalities paid “laborers” a minimum weekly wage. The Wage Act has been expanded over time to include all private employers, generally requiring them to pay employees’ wages weekly or bi-weekly. See G.L. c. 149, § 148. If employers fail to pay wages, the […]

Contracts, Breaches of Contract, and Chapter 93A Damages

Are you contemplating a new contract? Has one of your contracts already been breached? The recent case of Butera Auburn, LLC, et al. v. Williams, et al., 83 Mass. App. Ct. 496 (2013), illustrates the importance of careful business planning and contract drafting. This case may also be used to double or triple Massachusetts plaintiffs’ […]