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Boston Recording Studio Cited $400,000 for Failing to Pay Interns and Earned Sick Time Violations 

9/16/2021 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Restitution Is Owed to More Than 60 Unpaid Interns

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AG Healey Issues Sixth Annual Labor Day Report on Office’s Efforts to Combat Wage Theft and Protect Workers  

9/06/2021 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Report Shows More Than $8 Million in Restitution and Penalties Assessed in Fiscal Year 2021; More Than 10,500 Workers Assisted By AG’s Office

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Marijuana Dispensary to Pay Nearly $300,000 for Failing to Pay Proper Wages to Hundreds of Employees 

8/26/2021 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

AG’s Office Cites Theory Wellness for Wage Law Violations Affecting 282 Employees; Dispensary Has Locations in Chicopee, Bridgewater, and Great Barrington

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Chelsea Cannoli Factory to Pay Over $100,000 for Wage and Earned Sick Time Violations and Retaliation Against Workers 

8/19/2021 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Settlement Includes $80,000 in Restitution for Impacted Workers

Press Release

Owner of Northampton, Holyoke Entertainment Businesses Cited $100,000 Over Wage and Hour Violations 

6/21/2021 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

AG Cites Iron Horse Ventures Inc., 26-28 Center St. LLC, and Eric Suher for Wage Law Violations Affecting Approximately 30 Employees

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Home Health Agency to Pay More Than $85,000 for Failing to Pay Workers Overtime and Travel Time  

6/14/2021 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Settlement Includes $77,000 in Restitution To 79 Employees

Press Release

Dunkin Donuts Franchise Owner to Pay $120,000 to Resolve Numerous Child Labor Law Violations  

6/11/2021 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Company Owns 10 Dunkin Donuts Locations in Boston Area; AG Investigation Reveals Over One Thousand Instances in Which Company Violated Child Labor Laws

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Three Grocery Stores Cited Nearly $1 Million for Wage Theft, Other Wage and Hour Violations Affecting Over 150 Employees 

5/11/2021 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

AG’s Office Cites C-Mart Grocery Stores in Downtown Boston and Quincy

Press Statement

AG Healey Issues Statement in Response to Court Decision Denying Uber and Lyft’s Motion to Dismiss  

3/25/2021 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

AG’s Office Filed Lawsuit to Ensure Drivers Have Access to Minimum Wage, Overtime, Earned Sick Time and other Benefits

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On National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, AG Healey Launches Training Video to Detect Labor Trafficking and Help Victims 

1/11/2021 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

AG’s Office Partners with Local Officials and Community Advocates to Distribute Training Materials

Press Release

AG Healey Advises Public About 2021 Minimum Wage Increase 

12/31/2020 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

Minimum Wage Set to Increase to $13.50 on Jan. 1, 2021; AG’s Wage and Hour Posters Available in Seven Languages

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Massachusetts Bakery Cited for Violating State Child Labor Laws 

10/13/2020 Office of Attorney General Maura Healey

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