Been working at this company for 4 years. I discovered in Ooctober 2016 that i had been underpaid by $5 per hr since july of 2015. I informed the company in November of 2016. As of me writing this i have NOT received COMPENSATION. I was asked 2 w...
You should contact an employment attorney and discuss options for filing a complaint for unpaid wages. Massachusetts has employee friendly laws and if you are successful you may recover three times your damages, interest, attorney fees, etc. There are statute of limitations so you should contact an attorney as soon a possible. Many such attorneys may take this case on a contingency fee basis.See question
Hi,I am a dentist working for a dental practice A since last 3 yrs. I am leaving this practice A this month to acquire an existing practice in 1.7 miles from this practice. But my concern is I have signed a contract that says I can not involve n ...
It depends on the language of the agreement. You may face an injunction, penalties, etc. You should consult with an employment attorney and have them review the agreement. I wish you all the best.See question
I have a written letter offering me employment with a start date provided by a staffing agency. The agency did not have a signed contract with the employer and did not tell me. I went to the employer on the start date to be turned away. I was...
You should speak with an employment attorney. It may be difficult to recover, however you may have some claims if you relied on the offer and suffered some damages based on that reliance. I wish you all the best.See question
We are able to work from home however if we do the boss doesn't feel like employees are actually putting in a full 8 hours, is it legal to deduct a 1/2 day PTO when working from home if you are a salaried employee?
This may be a violation of Massachusetts Wage Laws. You should speak with an employment attorney as these matters are often very fact specific and more information is needed.See question
I had worked for ex-employer for 6 months i.e till DEC 2016 and quit after serving 2 weeks notice.I had to move out due to visa issues which they are very much aware of. Now they haven't paid me from NOV 16th to DEC 30th salary. I tried reaching ...
You are entitled to be paid for time that you work. You should consult with an employment attorney. If you file a civil action and are successful you may recover 3x your damages and attorney fees. I wish you all the best.See question
My employer claims I fall under NY Wage and Hour laws rather than MA Wage and Hour laws.
You should meet with an employment law attorney. It sounds that you may be covered by MA law.See question
If so, is there an alternative?
It sounds as if you are in litigation. Litigation is complicated and time sensitive. To help ensure you are proceeding in the right direction you should meet with an attorney. I wish you all the best.See question
Hello, I worked as a waitress for 6 years without incident. I was involved with my manager/owner and was fired for no reason after a non work related disagreement with my manager/boyfriend.
I am sorry you are faced with this. It sounds more that you suffered sexual harassment and the terms of your employment were impacted as a result. You should speak with an attorney soon as these matters are time sensitive (the MCAD has a 300 day statute of limitations). I wish you all the best.See question
Example: Say he decided on Thursday to fire me but had no one to cover Thursday night. So he waited until Friday to terminate me. Is that illegal? Due to circumstances put in place Thursday night, I am pretty sure that's the case.
If you were paid for your time, and assuming there were no acts of discrimination or other circumstances, then yes this appears fine. You should speak with an employment law attorney to see if you have any other possible claims and review your rights.See question
I have been going to school in Worcester and my great grandfather passed on September 7th, 2016. His daughter, my grandmother, is the trustee, or something like that, and she won't let me see it. Her husband, my grandpa, has told me I am in the wi...
If you are named in the will you should be able to receive a copy of it. You can also go to the probate and family court in the county where the will is being probated and request to view it. I wish you all the best.See question