Massachusetts Employment Law Blog

Can your employer make you work nights or weekends?

In Massachusetts an employer can require you to work during any time that meets their actual business objectives. If you are an employee at will, meaning there is no employment contact then you can be fired for any reason or no reason at all. As such, if you choose not to work when your supervisor…
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Can getting arrested stop me from getting a job?

Most people know that when they apply for a job, a potential employer cannot refuse to hire you based upon a discrimination, such as due to your race, gender or religion. However, what many people are not aware of is that arrests or prosecution for criminal charges that don't lead to a conviction are not…
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