Archive | Employment Discrimination

If your employer terminated you or failed to restore you to the same or a similar position upon your return from maternity leave, it could be employment discrimination.

April 23, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Employment Discrimination   |   Comments Off on If your employer terminated you or failed to restore you to the same or a similar position upon your return from maternity leave, it could be employment discrimination.

Under Massachusetts and Federal laws, female employees are allowed to take maternity leave and the employer is required to restore the female employee to her same or a similar position in the company upon her return from leave. If the employer has forty-nine (49) or fewer employees, it will be covered under the Massachusetts Maternity Leave […]

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SJC slip opinion: African American and Hispanic Police Officers Survived Dismissal of Their Suit Against the Commonwealth and the Division of Human Resources For Interference With Their Right to Be Free From Discrimination Based on Race Arising From the Structure of the Police Seargant’s Test

November 09, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Employment Discrimination   |   Comments Off on SJC slip opinion: African American and Hispanic Police Officers Survived Dismissal of Their Suit Against the Commonwealth and the Division of Human Resources For Interference With Their Right to Be Free From Discrimination Based on Race Arising From the Structure of the Police Seargant’s Test

A slip opinion was issued by th SJC today in Pedro Lopez et al. v. the Commonwealth of Massachusetts et al., Docket No. SJC-11013, in which the SJC reversed the dismissal of a lawsuit brought against the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Division of Human Resources by African American and Hispanic Police Officers based on their allegations that […]

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The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court upheld the jurisdiction of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination to investigate claims of discrimination against religious organizations

November 09, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Employment Discrimination   |   Comments Off on The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court upheld the jurisdiction of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination to investigate claims of discrimination against religious organizations

September 20, 2012 – Boston, MA. The Supreme judicial Court (“SIC”) has upheld the
authority of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (“MCAD”) to investigate
and adjudicate claims of discrimination against religious organizations in a decision released
yesterday in Temple Emanuel of Newton v. Massachusetts Commission Against
Discrimination.

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UMass‐Dartmouth Ordered To Pay Damages In Discrimination Case

November 09, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Employment Discrimination   |   Comments Off on UMass‐Dartmouth Ordered To Pay Damages In Discrimination Case

Boston, MA – June 15, 2011 – On June 1, 2011, an MCAD hearing officer issued a decision in the case of LuLu Sun v. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in favor of Professor Sun, an Associate Professor of English at UMass‐Dartmouth, who filed a claim of discrimination based on her gender, race, and Chinese ancestry.

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Settlement: Employment Discrimination Based on Race

October 04, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Employment Discrimination,Verdicts and Settlements   |   Comments Off on Settlement: Employment Discrimination Based on Race

Practice Area: Discrimination Date: May 22, 2012 Outcome: Settled for $70,000 Description: Corporation made discriminatory comments to complainant based on race.

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Sexual Harassment at Work

September 24, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Employment Discrimination   |   Comments Off on Sexual Harassment at Work

Sexual Harassment at Work is illegal.  It can range from sexual comments or jokes to sexual assaults.  In Massachusetts, an employer is strictly liable for sexual harassment of a subordinate by someone in a position of authority and you can file a complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) immediately.  If it is a […]

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Welcome to our new blog!

August 21, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Defense,Employment Discrimination,Personal Injury Law   |   Comments Off on Welcome to our new blog!

Hello and Welcome! We will be blogging about our practice, specifically our practice areas: Personal Injury Law Employment Discrimination Criminal Defense Check back soon.

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