When a person is wrongfully terminated he or she fears the loss of income when accepting a new position earning less compensation than previously earned. When this happens, the employee suffers damages in the form of not only lost wages from the time he or she was terminated or forced to resign, but also damages…Read more
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When an employee cannot physically perform the essential function of their position, but can perform light sedentary work, an employer needs to consider providing an alternative position to the employee or at least consider placement in a sedentary position in another department, as a reasonable accommodation. For example, in Godfrey v. Globe Newspaper Company, Inc.,…Read more
Often times when someone starts a new job, they are made to sign a stack full of papers. Typically the new employee does not read these documents, and included in them is an agreement that if there is a dispute in work, the employee waives his or her right to sue the company in court…Read more
In Massachusetts most employees can be fired for any reason or no reason at all. However, there is an exception to this rule and that is that your employer can not retaliate against you and fire you as a result of asserting a right that the law allows. Below are the top 10 ways employers…Read more
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