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Mandatory Treble Damages For Wage Violations In Massachusetts

Published by on April 16, 2008

The Massachusetts General Assembly has passed a bill mandating the award of treble damages as liquidated damages to prevailing plaintiffs in wage lawsuits in the state.  The law does not require a finding of willfulness or bad faith in order to recover liquidated damages.  The text of the bill is here.  It has been presented to the […]

The Massachusetts General Assembly has passed a bill mandating the award of treble damages as liquidated damages to prevailing plaintiffs in wage lawsuits in the state.  The law does not require a finding of willfulness or bad faith in order to recover liquidated damages.  The text of the bill is here.  It has been presented to the Governor for signature.

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