Are written employment offers legally binding in Massachusetts?

Additional Information:

In my original employment offer letter, I was offered travel reimbursement as part of my compensation. I have submitted my travel expenses but my employer hasn’t reimbursed me. Are employers in Massachusetts legally required to pay vehicle expenses that were offered in a written employment offer?

ATTORNEY ANSWER:

The employment offer and your acceptance of it form a contract binding upon the employer and the employee. An employer’s failure to pay an employee’s travel expenses in accordance with this contract is a breach of the employment contract, assuming that the employee has submitted the documentation required by the contract. The employee could therefore bring a breach of contract action in court to obtain the unpaid reimbursements.

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