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100k Judgment Secured

Recently, Attorney Murphy secured a $100,992.00 judgment in favor of his client in a payment of wages case.  At issue was whether the employer paid the client, a laborer, prevailing wages and wages due upon his termination.  The evidence overwhelmingly … Continue reading

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No Call No Show Can Result in Unemployment Benefits

Recently, the unemployment office issued a decision upholding its initial determination that Attorney Murphy’s client was entitled to receive unemployment benefits. The client’s former employer appealed the determination stating the client quit her job by virtue of a “no-call, no … Continue reading

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Bank Employee Prevails

Recently, Attorney Murphy’s client, a former senior personal banker, received a favorable unemployment benefits decision. The unemployment office initially denied the claim because the former employer alleged the client committed misconduct. Attorney Murphy, however, established through direct and cross examination … Continue reading

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Bank Branch Manager Prevails

  Recently, Attorney Murphy’s client, a former branch manager of a bank, received a favorable unemployment benefits decision after a highly contentious administrative hearing.  The bank terminated Attorney Murphy’s client due to an alleged workplace violation and argued the client … Continue reading

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Good Cause to Quit

Recently, Attorney Murphy received an unemployment benefits decision in favor of his client, a former assistant retail store manager.  This case presented significant legal hurdles because the client quit her job.  Indeed, the Division of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) determined the … Continue reading

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Pro Bono Matters

Today, Attorney Murphy is pleased to receive an unemployment benefit hearing decision in favor of his pro bono client.  The employer terminated Attorney Murphy’s client for alleged insubordination, but Attorney Murphy argued that the termination was unjust.  Attorney Murphy successfully … Continue reading

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Employer’s Ineffective Workplace Rules Translate to Unemployment Benefits For Employees

This week the Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance (“DUA”) issued its much anticipated decision of Hall v. Commonwealth Building Services, Docket No. 600073, in favor of Attorney Murphy’s client, Mr. Hall, who was fired despite having an excellent work record and highest level … Continue reading

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