Month: February 2012

What Is a “Valid Set-Off” Under the Massachusetts Wage Act?

Unpaid wage law continues to develop in Massachusetts. Most recently, the Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”)┬áprovided extensive guidance on what constitutes a valid deduction from wages–called a “valid set-off” in the law. In┬áCamara v. Attorney General, 458 Mass. 756 (2011), the…