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Unreasonable Workplace Policies Defeated

Attorney Murphy’s tone is set for the new year with a highly notable unemployment decision in favor of his client in the matter of Ghidey v. Morgan Memorial Inc., Division of Unemployment Assistance (“DUA”), Docket 599719.  The employer in this case, a … Continue reading

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Inept Management Proves Costly

Last week Attorney Murphy provided unemployment pro bono representation to a handicapped client who was terminated from his job as a food runner in Fenway Park. Adams v. Aramark Sports LLC, Docket No. 595929.  Attorney Murphy’s client, Mr. Adams, was terminated because he missed … Continue reading

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A Weak Employee Handbook Cannot Support Employer’s Case

Attorney Murphy is pleased to receive a favorable decision from the Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for the matter of Nidir v. 1760 Society, Docket No. 580819.  Attorney Murphy’s client, Mr. Nidir, faced a contentious challenge to his claim for unemployment benefits.  … Continue reading

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Pro Bono Matters

Attorney Murphy’s pro bono representation of low income citizens of the Commonwealth resulted in another favorable outcome in the matter of Colon v. Crittenton’s Union, Inc., BR-120635.  Attorney Murphy’s client, Ms. Colon, a former case manager for Crittenton’s Union, sustained a gun … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Unemployment Law Helps Those Experiencing Tough Times

The Massachusetts Unemployment Statute helps people who have lost their job through no fault of their own. Today, Attorney Murphy applauds the Massachusetts Division of Unemployment Assistance (“DUA”) for two decisions in favor of his pro bono clients, both of which are exceptional in … Continue reading

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Pro Bono Matters

Attorney Murphy continuously gives back to the community through his active membership as a Volunteer Panel Attorney with the Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association. In maintaining his record of success of over fifty cases won for pro … Continue reading

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