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Employers face the constant challenge of regulatory requirements, which keep changing. To further complicate matters, compliance with employment obligations to employees varies from the employer’s home state to other states where remote employees work. An employer’s compliance failure, regardless of whether it was inadvertent or minor, could provide an employee with an opportunity for an…READ MORE
Massachusetts, like Maryland and the District of Columbia (which has a liquidated damages provision requiring 4 times the wages due), has treble damages when wages are late. According to the Massachusetts statute, the terminated employee must be paid all wages due on the date of discharge, while an employee who resigns must be paid by…READ MORE
As online shopping continues to grow, consumers are relying more than ever on issuing payment for those transactions remotely. Despite the appeal and convenience, especially during a global pandemic, many transactions continue to be paid for with traditional checks, including cashier checks. The appeal of checks is due to the sense of security that the…READ MORE
As our governments on the federal, state and local levels respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the small businesses at the heart of the economy are quickly feeling the impact of each new restrictive measure designed to “flatten the curve.” Fortunately, new relief programs for small businesses are rolling out at every level of government. We…READ MORE