The Fair Labor Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office has announced a settlement with New Bedford Shellfish, a shellfish processing company that bought Brayton Shellfish, a company that had cheated its employees of overtime pay for years. The original complaint that led to the settlement, which will provide over $78,000 to 32 former and current employees, was brought to the AG’s office by a member of the Community Worker Center of New Bedford, who was represented by Justice At Work.
Justice At Work has obtained over $105,000 for 39 low-wage workers we have represented in our Small Claims Project. In addition to direct representation, Justice At Work is training worker center staff and worker members on wage and hour law and how to file and argue wage and hour violations in small claims court. Justice At […] Continue reading →
Gov. Patrick has signed Temporary Worker “Right to Know” bill into law! http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/2012/08/06/patrick-signs-temporary-worker-bill/oNbbAj3nJIXaLtQqYA98XO/story.html Continue reading →