The B&B Docket Blog:

Developments in the Dynamic World

of Business and Employment Law

FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT FINDS THAT MUNICIPALITIES ARE NOT SUBJECT TO THE STATE OVERTIME LAW

United States District Court Judge Michael A. Ponsor recently found that Holyoke firefighters working well over 40 hours a week for the city could not collect overtime pay.  In his 34 page decision captioned Lemieux, et. al. v. City of Holyoke, et.al. (Docket No. 08-CV- 30038 MAP), Judge Ponsor, sitting in Springfield, rejected the Firefighter’s argument that municipalities may be held liable for…

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BENNETT & BELFORT LAUNCHES “THE B&B DOCKET” BLOG

Welcome to the new Bennett & Belfort, P.C. blog, “The B&B Docket”.  Bennett & Belfort is a civil litigation firm with an emphasis on employment and business matters located in Cambridge Massachusetts.  The B&B Docket will examine current events in the law, focusing on developments in litigation, work related and commercial activity that is of interest to our clients and…

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