Advisory: Change in MA overtime pay for agricultural work

Massachusetts farmers and agricultural workers should be aware of a recent court ruling that may affect employees’ wages.

Law firm Conn Kavanaugh provides a brief legal analysis of a recent Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) ruling, which found that agricultural workers engaged in “Post-Harvesting Activities” are entitled to overtime pay under state law. Find the advisory here and the full court opinion here. If you have you questions, contact the Legal Food Hub to get connected with counsel.