- Posted at July 23, 2018 01:18 PM
- by Colleen Cook
On July 1, 2018, the updated Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (“MEPA”) went into effect. Nearly all employers in the Commonwealth are subject to MEPA, as well as those out-of-state businesses with employees whose primary place of work is in Massachusetts. Employers who fail to comply with the new provisions face liability for double the amount of impermissible disparate pay, plus attorneys’ fees and costs.