In Massachusetts home care workers are entitled to overtime pay under state law. As such, companions and caregivers for the elderly or infirm are entitled to time and a half after forty hours. The Massachusetts Labor and Workforce Development’s website has a short article discussing how home care workers are entitled to overtime pay.
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Most Massachusetts employees are entitled to overtime pay after working forty hours in a work week. Under Massachusetts law, all employees must be paid time and a half for any hours worked over forty hours in one week, unless the employee is exempt from the the overtime requirement. There are certain professionals who, depending upon . . . → Read More: Massachusetts Overtime Pay and Triple Damages
Most employees are entitled to overtime pay after working forty hours in one week unless they are employees exempt from overtime laws, such as certain professionals and executives. For a list of those employees exempt from overtime in Massachusetts, you can look at the law here. M.G.L. c. 151§ 1A. There are a few . . . → Read More: What Massachusetts Employees Need to Know About Overtime Pay
How do Massachusetts employees know if they are entitled to overtime pay and what can they do if they don’t receive it? Many employees who are entitled to receive overtime pay do not receive it because their employer is under the misconception that the company doesn’t have to pay overtime if the employee is paid . . . → Read More: Massachusetts Overtime Pay Claims
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