Tag: Massachusetts State Law

Question: Can a Massachusetts employer substitute accrued time off for an exempt employee’s partial day absence? Answer: The Massachusetts statutes appear to be silent on allowing employers to substitute vacation or PTO in an exempt employee’s pay for a partial day absence, and the regulations provided no guidance. In the absence of state rules, the…

Question: Is a Massachusetts employer required to give a terminating employee a copy of his personnel file if requested? Answer: In Massachusetts, there are provisions to allow employees and former employees to review, copy and correct certain information in their personnel files under Massachusetts General Laws, ch.149, §52C. According to the Massachusetts’ law, employers must…