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Massachusetts Inheritance Law & Probate Procedure


Massachusetts Wage & Hour Law

  • Massachusetts Minimum Wage:  
    • The minimum wage in Massachusetts is $15 an hour. Because this is higher than the federal minimum wage of $7.25, employees in The Bay State must be paid at least $15 an hour. 

      Suffolk County Minimum Wage

      The minimum wage in Suffolk County is $15, the state minimum wage.

      Boston Minimum Wage

      The minimum wage in Boston, Massachusetts, is $15 an hour, the state minimum wage. 

  • Overtime Pay: Every state has rules about weekly maximum hours and overtime. Learn about the overtime laws in Massachusetts and whether they apply to you.
  • Wage Claims: If you're being unlawfully underpaid, you need to learn how to file a "Wage Claim" in Massachusetts. 
  • Tips : Every state has special pay rates for tipped workers. Find out the rules for tipped workers in Massachusetts.
    • In Massachusetts, your employer may pay you a minimum wage of $6.75 an hour, as long as you earn enough in tips to bring your total hourly pay up to the full minimum wage, $15 an hour. If you don’t earn enough in tips to bring your compensation to the full minimum wage, your employer must make up the difference.


Bankruptcy & Debt


Massachusetts Unemployment Benefits


Democracy In Massachusetts, Suffolk County, Boston 


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