EMPLOYEE RIGHTS

Non-compete Clauses May be Here to Stay in Employment Agreements

For the last few years, Massachusetts has been moving toward banning non-compete clauses in employment agreements. Non-compete clauses prohibit an employee from working within a certain field, or within a geographic area, for a defined period of time. Due to the appointment by Governor Charlie Baker of...

Getting Paid in Massachusetts – Know Your Rights

Massachusetts has strict requirements on how, when, and how much an employee is entitled to be paid. Violations of these laws can result in severe consequences for the businesses who break them -- often including punitive damages of three times the amount of unpaid wages....