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Douglas J. Hoffman

Principal
Boston

P 617-305-1235
F 617-367-2155
Douglas.Hoffman@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Douglas J. Hoffman is a Principal in the Boston, Massachusetts, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on employment litigation.

Mr. Hoffman is an experienced litigator with substantial proficiency in wage and hour matters and class actions. He regularly counsels clients, particularly in the restaurant and transportation industries, with respect to day-to-day employment issues, including their rights and obligations under federal and state employment laws. Mr. Hoffman has represented clients in many types of employment litigation matters, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, misclassification, and overtime and other wage and hour matters, both at the trial court and appellate levels. He litigates in both state and federal court, as well as before administrative agencies, including the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Boston Bar Association

Published Works

  • "Workplace Class Actions: Another Potent Weapon for Employees?" The Lumber Co-Operator (June 1, 2008) [Co-Author]

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June 29, 2018

Massachusetts Raises Minimum Wage, Mandates Paid Family and Medical Leave

June 29, 2018

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has signed a sweeping bill that, over a period of five years, will: (1) raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour; (2) mandate paid family and medical leave for Massachusetts employees; and (3) phase out Sunday and holiday premium pay for retail employees. The law, signed on June 28, 2018, also will... Read More

May 18, 2016

Labor Department Announces Final Rule Amending Overtime Regulations for ‘White Collar’ Workers

May 18, 2016

The U.S. Department of Labor has released its long-awaited Final Rule updating regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act governing overtime exemptions for executive, administrative, and professional employees, commonly known as the “white collar exemptions” or “EAP exemptions.” The Final Rule is scheduled to... Read More

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