Tag Archives: unemployment appeal

Exposing Employer Abuses

Two of Attorney Murphy’s clients recently won at their unemployment hearings after being initially denied benefits.  The Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) denied benefits to these clients because the employers lied about the circumstances that lead to the separation from … Continue reading

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Duty to Accept Work is Not Always Mandatory in Unemployment Cases

After months of anticipation, Attorney Murphy’s client, Ms. Audrey Moss, an accountant, received a favorable decision from the Massachusetts unemployment office’s appeals “Board of Review”.  The Board of Review’s decision overturned an initial agency decision to deny Ms. Moss unemployment benefits.  … 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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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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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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