Massachusetts Employment Law Blog

Top 10 Kinds of Work-Place Retaliation

In Massachusetts most employees can be fired for any reason or no reason at all. However, there is an exception to this rule and that is that your employer can not retaliate against you and fire you as a result of asserting a right that the law allows. Below are the top 10 ways employers…
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Can you be laid-off without notice?

Losing a job due to no fault of your own is traumatic enough. The financial concern is great, and even if you are laid off and can collect some small portion of unemployment benefits, your family can suffer a serious financial hardship. How many people could have been in a better situation if they had…
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Can my boss retaliate against me for complaining about my pay?

As an employee in Massachusetts, you may be considered an employee at will, and you employer may even be able to fire you for no reason at all, but if they do take adverse actions against you because you complained about your pay or demanded benefits be provided that you are entitled to, that is…
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Wrongful termination in Massachusetts

If you work for a company in Massachusetts and you do not have a contract for a specified period of time at a particular wage rate, then you are considered an employee at will. What does this mean? Well, it is quite simple, your employer can fire you for any reason or no reason at…
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