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Be Prepared to Pay All Wages and PTO on the Day You Terminate An Employee - No Matter What the Reason For Termination

USA - August 1 2022 Under the Massachusetts Wage Act, M.G.L. C. 149 § 150, a terminated employee is entitled to be paid all wages, including accrued vacation time, on…

Henry Gaylord

Will Your Right to Indemnification Get You Your Attorneys’ Fees?

USA - June 16 2022 Under the so-called “American Rule,” a party that prevails in litigation typically is not entitled to recover the costs, expenses and legal fees it…

Can You Contract Away Chapter 93A Liability?

USA - May 3 2022 Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 93A is one of the most potent weapons in any business litigator’s arsenal. That statute prohibits deceptive or…

Are the Terms and Conditions in Your Online Agreement Enforceable?

USA - December 20 2021 Like many mobile Apps, the one implemented by Uber Technologies includes a statement saying that users agree to abide by the company’s terms and…

Get Formal Extensions When You Have a “Time is of the Essence” Clause

USA - November 11 2021 In some contracts, a party must meet its obligations by a certain date or forfeit its rights, and some of those contracts also include a “time is of…