Tag: Massachusetts Wage Act


You may be owed overtime compensation if you are a driver for a non-emergency medical transportation company in Massachusetts. Many companies in Massachusetts hire workers to drive individuals to non-emergency medical appointments and to various clinics throughout the state, but often classify these individuals as independent contractors in order to ... Read More


On November 23, 2016 Attorney Adam J. Shafran and Rudolph Friedmann LLP filed a class action lawsuit against Xtralight Manufacturing, Ltd. d/b/a Utility Metering Solutions ("UMS") for unpaid prevailing wages, overtime wages and unreimbursed transportation expenses. On December 2, 2016, 25 additional UMS employees were added to the lawsuit ... Read More


Under the McNamara O’Hara Service Contract Act, employee plaintiffs have no private right of action against defendant employers for alleged failure to pay prevailing wages. In a recent case heard by the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and in despite of plaintiff’s allegations that the Service Contract ... Read More


The Massachusetts Wage Act prohibits employer’s from requesting or accepting from any wait staff employee, service employee, or service bartender any payment or deduction from a tip or service charge given to such wait staff employee, service employee, or service bartender by a patron. When an employer charges a patron ... Read More


The Massachusetts Wage Act protects employees by requiring the prompt payment of wages within six days of being earned. G.L. c. 149 § 148. The Courts have defined the purpose of the Wage Act to limit the time between the completion of an employee’s work and the payment of their ... Read More