Superior Court Rejects Profit-Sharing as a “Commission” Subject to the Wage Act

On January 31, 2024, in Mehra v. Boston Globe Media Partners, LLC, a Massachusetts Superior Court judge held that profits available under a profitsharing agreement were not “wages” subject to the Massachusetts Wage Act. This case serves as a significant point of reference for both employers and employees navigating the complexities of compensation structures within the purview of the Wage Act.