Category: Vacation Pay

Vacation Pay and the Massachusetts Wage Act

Private employers do not have to provide paid vacation, but many do as an employment benefit. When an employer chooses to offer paid vacation time to their employees, any earned vacation time is the equivalent of “earned wages” under the Massachusetts Wage…

Massachusetts Laws Governing Final Pay

The basic rule regarding final pay in Massachusetts is this: 1) An employee who is terminated involuntarily must be paid in full on the day of discharge. 2) An employee who quits a job can be paid on the next…

Introductory Post from a Massachusetts Wage Lawyer

I’m a little late with this introductory post, but now that this page has garnered a bit of readership, I figured I would take a moment to introduce myself. My name is Nicholas Ortiz. I graduated from Vanderbilt University and…