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Developments in the Dynamic World

of Business and Employment Law

Texas Employer Subject To Massachusetts Wage Act

Bennett & Belfort is pleased to announce that founding partner, David E. Belfort, was quoted in this week’s Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly article, “Texas company, CEO must face wage claims in Massachusetts” ” written by Kris Olson and published on December 1, 2023. In the case of Berrey v. Evolve Cellular, Inc. et al, No. 1:2023cv11433, Judge Leo T. Sorokin set…

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Legislature OKs ‘Topping Off’ of PFML Benefits

The Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave recently announced amendments to Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) that will allow employees to supplement, or “top off”, their weekly PFML benefit amount with available paid leave (e.g. vacation days, sick time, PTO). Additionally, PFML contribution rates and weekly benefits will see a sizeable increase. The new “topping off” rules…

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