With Christmas fast approaching RAM is reminding members of the Massachusetts laws governing the operation of retail businesses on the holiday. Under the law, only exempt stores are allowed to open on the actual holiday, Sunday, December 25th. Please click here for a list of exempt stores or refer to the RAM Holiday Schedule below.
As for Monday, December 26th, ALL retail stores are allowed to OPEN, but are subject to Sunday restrictions, including requirements that all work performed must be voluntary and workers must be paid time and a half their regular rate of pay.
Members with questions regarding the holiday may contact RAM General Counsel, Ryan Kearney, at 617-523-1900 or via email at email@example.com.
2017 Retail Holiday Schedule
RAM's 2017 Retail Holiday Schedule is now available on our website retailersma.org. Members may click here for a direct link to the schedule.