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Monell v. Boston Pads, LLC, SJC-11661

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Massachusetts High Court Rules Real Estate Agents Not Subject to State’s Stringent Independent Contractor Law

Littler Mendelson, P.C. • June 05, 2015
On June 3, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that the Commonwealth’s independent contractor law does not apply to real estate salespersons licensed under, and affiliated with and working for, a licensed brokerage firm. The court’s ruling in Monell v. Boston Pads, LLC, SJC-11661, although limited in scope, represents a significant victory for the real estate brokerage industry.