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Tools and Resources for Massachusetts Consumers

Bankruptcy & Debt

Massachusetts Inheritance Law & Probate Procedure

Massachusetts Unemployment Benefits

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. 

    Middlesex County Minimum Wage

    The minimum wage in Middlesex County 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.

Child Custody & Family Courts in Massachusetts 

Massachusetts Obamacare

Democracy In Massachusetts, Your County, your city 

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