Massachusetts Questions and Answers

put in my two weeks and now they wont pay me my vacation or commision
I am a license insurance producer in ma and was working at an agency for almost two yearso, I had accrued a year in vacation that I was going to take in june, and I was paid hourly + commission for th...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 14, 2016 2:25 PM [EST]  |  applies to Massachusetts

If I got laid off from full time job but still work on call for different employer am I disqualified
I got laid off from my 40-hour week job. Simultaneously, i am an on-call worker for a retail store. I still work there but have been told that my on-call status with the retail (as opposed to part tim...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 28, 2016 11:09 AM [EST]  |  applies to Massachusetts

My company pays for overtime but strongly discourages it and prefers their employees to flex. Can my company force me to flex if I want to claim overtime instead?
My boss emailed me that I need to confirm with her about claiming overtime and that I should utilize flex time instead. I usually claim all my overtime and it seems to be an issue as i'ts very discour...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 12, 2016 5:35 PM [EST]  |  applies to Massachusetts

company is offering early voluntary retirenment for individuals with ten years or more and age 55 and older for senior mgrs at regional level and above-why are they using this criteria and is it legal.
company office is located in MASS BUT HAVE LOCATIONS ALONG THE EAST COAST FROM MAINE TO FLORIDA-IAM IN THE FIELD OPERATIONS DIVISION
1 answer  |  asked Dec 1, 2015 12:34 PM [EST]  |  applies to Massachusetts

I work as a medical livery driver in Massachusetts and work 60hrs a week at 14 dollars an hour but no overtime. Is this right? I did research and i am really not a independent contractor nor sub contractor because i am supervised after every stop and told
I work as a medical livery driver in Massachusetts and according to them i am a independent contractor or a subcontractor but after reading the law o am not. They tell me where to go and who to pick u...
1 answer  |  asked Nov 23, 2015 7:04 PM [EST]  |  applies to Massachusetts

I have a coworker going around saying I abuse and beat my girlfriend and now people act different towards me. Can I take legal action?
The coworkers also have said that I'm using drugs and got demoted from a promotion I got, when in reality I didn't and don't do drugs.
1 answer  |  asked Nov 14, 2015 3:57 PM [EST]  |  applies to Massachusetts

I singed a non complete but the employer forgot to fill in the top where it says in consideration. it is blank and does not say whom it is with or what the consideration is?
my non compete was signed by both parties,but the beginning was left blank. it does not show any consideration and to whom?
1 answer  |  asked Nov 11, 2015 09:28 AM [EST]  |  applies to Massachusetts

Non-compete Agreement in MA
I started with "x" company in 2007. In 2014, "x" company merged with "y" company and I was asked/required to sign a non-compete agreement. However, my responsibilities, job duties and description did ...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 22, 2015 09:18 AM [EST]  |  applies to Massachusetts

Can an employee be required to use a personal check for general company bills?
Can an employer require an employee to pay for an item and then get reimbursed, if the item not an expense related to the employee? For example, it's clearly OK for travel expenses related to the empl...
1 answer  |  asked May 22, 2015 09:29 AM [EST]  |  applies to Massachusetts

I resigned. My boss refused to speak to me and froze me out of meetings for my final two weeks. On day 8 I finally went in and old her I was leaving She creamed swore pointed in my face and physically stopped me from leaving. do I have a case
I resigned. My boss refused to speak to me and froze me out of meetings for my final two weeks. On day 8 I finally went in and old her I was leaving She creamed swore pointed in my face and physically...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 26, 2015 05:27 AM [EST]  |  applies to Massachusetts

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