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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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Pro Bono Matters

This week, Attorney Murphy is very pleased to have received a favorable unemployment benefits decision for his client, which could not come at a better time of the year.  The Division of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) originally denied the client’s unemployment … 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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Excessive Tardiness, Absenteeism Insufficient to Deny Unemployment Benefits

Attorney Murphy is particularly pleased at a recent unemployment benefits decision in favor of his client, a former Probation Department employee of the Trial Court.  Indeed, this case is one of Attorney Murphy’s most impressive unemployment wins given the serious … Continue reading

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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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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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