It is officially winter here in Massachusetts, and with the cold of the coming months also comes the prospect of businesses being closed for snow days. As a result, employees and employers alike might be asking, do workers get paid for snow days?
On Tuesday, November 22, 2016, a federal judge in Texas issued a nationwide hold on implementation of the Department of Labor’s new regulations that would have expanded overtime laws to over 4 million workers in the United States.
The U.S. Supreme Court held that the clock starts on a "constructive discharge" claim when the employee provides notice of their intent to quit, not when the discriminatory action occurs.
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court also rules in Verdrager v. Mintz Levin that self-help discovery is protected activity for retaliation purposes.