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SJC: Employees who settled Wage Act claims were entitled to award of attorneys’ fees

On February 19, 2019, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) adopted an employee-friendly standard for determining whether a plaintiff is entitled to an award of attorneys’ fees under the Massachusetts Wage Act where his or her claims are resolved by settlement. In Ferman v. Sturgis Cleaners, Inc., the SJC held that a plaintiff is entitled to an ...

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