What Can I Do if I Was Not Paid on Time?
Massachusetts law has strict rules about the timely payment of wages. If these rules are broken, the employer could be liable for three times the amount owed, as well as your reasonable costs and attorneys' fees.
Here are the most important rules:
If the employer pays you before you bring a lawsuit, they can avoid the treble damages. If you have to file a suit, however, those damages are mandatory if you win your claim.
Learn more here about the Massachusetts Wage Act.
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