Month: April 2013

Massachusetts Wage Class Actions

Claims under the Massachusetts Wage Act can sometimes be brought as class actions. This usually makes sense when there is a common policy or practice of the employer that affects many employees in a similar way. There are many examples…

Massachusetts Wage Law and Unpaid Internships

Unpaid internships are popular in Massachusetts, but they are often illegal. Massachusetts law requires all workers to be paid at least the state minimum wage unless an exception applies. There are five exceptions: (1) someone providing professional service; (2) agricultural…