SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation) suits refer to lawsuits brought by individuals and entities to prevent critics from ongoing negative publicity. The Massachusetts legislature passed the anti-SLAPP law in 1994 which was designed to provide defendants with a quick way to dismiss meritless lawsuits. In essence, the anti-SLAPP law protects free speech by thwarting...

The nearly $7 million dollar settlement that was reached between the Attorney General’s Office and MGM Springfield provides a great example of how employees can successfully litigate against a large employer by joining forces. This settlement comes after a multi-year investigation dating back to October, 2018 and impacting 2,036 MGM Springfield workers. Violations include failure to...

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