The Supreme Judicial Court today affirmed a lower court's decision to award attorneys' fees of $16,153 to the plaintiffs' lawyers in a case where the plaintiffs privately settled their wage claims against the defendants.
The tech industry in Massachusetts and all over the country continues to face claims of discrimination against women and minorities. According to a complaint filed by the Department of Labor, discriminatory practices at leading tech company Oracle have cost black, Asian and female employees more than $400 million in lost wages over a four-year period.
"What are class actions?" It's a question we frequently get from employees who contact us about their legal rights.