Retaliation Against Workers
Who Bring Wage Claims
Massachusetts law punishes employers who retaliate against workers who bring wage claims against their employers. Massachusetts General Laws 149 section 148A. Massachusetts law prohibits employers from terminating, demoting, or penalizing employees “in any way” because the employee sought to protect his or her rights under the Wage Act. Employers who violate this anti-retaliation law can be liable for three times the amount of the employee’s damages plus attorney’s fees. If you believe that you faced retaliation for seeking to enforce your rights under the Wage Act, contact us today.