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Cautionary Insight Regarding Bonuses and The Wage Act

Cautionary Insight Regarding Bonuses and The Wage Act

Massachusetts and Rhode Island are among those states that have enacted a Wage Act, under which employees who receive less than their full compensation due can sue for treble damages. In fact, in Massachusetts, a Wage Act violation leads to mandatory treble damages....

Courts Start To Weigh In On COVID-19 Lawsuits

Courts Start To Weigh In On COVID-19 Lawsuits

PLDO recently issued an advisory about the forthcoming explosion of lawsuits arising out of the coronavirus pandemic. Specifically, the article addressed the legal concept of “force majeure” and predicted that many businesses will claim that the pandemic prevented...