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Employment and Unemployment

Workers in Massachusetts have the right to:

  • get paid the money you earned;
  • be free from all forms of discrimination in the workplace;
  • keep your job if you need time off in certain circumstances;
  • collect unemployment benefits if you lose your job and it's not your fault. 

We have organized the information in topic areas, such as getting a job, getting paid, time off and other benefits, and unemployment benefits, to make it easier for you to find what you are looking for quickly.

Produced by Sheila C. Casey, Esq.
Created January 27, 2006

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