Attorney Carlin Phillips successfully sued a retail store on behalf of four of its sales employees because it had failed to pay them overtime as well as premium pay on Sundays and holidays. by four for the failure to pay over-time, and premium pay for Sundays and holidays. You can learn more about the various rules regarding premium pay here - In Massachusetts, the laws governing premium pay are called the "Blue Laws" - and although complicated, employers (typically those with over 7 employees) must follow them closely and failure to do so could result in a lawsuit from Phillips and Garcia. Workers are entitled to collect up to 3x the wages they were supposed to earn - and in this particular settlement, the retailer agreed to pay $75,000 to the 4 workers.
What Are The Rules on Sunday and Holiday Pay in Massachusetts?