Calixto v. Coughlin
SJC-12515Argue Date: Thursday November 8, 2018
*Summary: Employment Law-- Whether back pay awarded to former employees under the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act constitutes wages under the Massachusetts Wage Act such that corporate officers of the employer may be individually liable.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Gaziano, Lowy, Budd, Cypher, Kafker, JJ.
Appellant: Jillian Calixto
Counsel for Appellant: Nicholas J. Rosenberg, Esquire Joshua W. Gardner, Esquire
Appellee: Heather Coughlin
Counsel for Appellee: David G. Thomas, Esquire Mian Wang, Esquire
Court Appealed From: Middlesex Superior Court
Lower Court Judge: Maynard M. Kirpalani, J.
Route to SJC: Direct Appellate Review
Amici Curiae: The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, New England Legal Foundation, Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane,
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