Tag Archives: unemployment benefits

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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Bank Teller Prevails

Recently, Attorney Murphy represented a former bank teller against Bank of America (BOA) in an unemployment insurance administrative appeals hearing.  BOA terminated Attorney Murphy’s client because of an alleged violation of the bank’s anti-money laundering policy.  Notably, however, this client … Continue reading

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Good Reasons to Quit? Seek Counsel First

Recently, Attorney Murphy’s legal representation in an unemployment case resulted in a favorable outcome for his client, a salesman who worked over 30 years for his former employer.  Unfortunately, the former employer subjected Attorney Murphy’s client to mistreatment and other … Continue reading

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Pro Bono Matters

Recently, one of Attorney Murphy’s pro bono clients received a much deserved win in her unemployment benefit case against Kentucky Fried Chicken (“KFC”).  Andrade v. KFC, Docket no: 624245.  Attorney Murphy argued at the unemployment hearing that KFC wrongfully terminated his … Continue reading

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Pro Bono Matters

Today, Attorney Murphy marks 35 pro bono service hours dedicated to indigent clients in the month of October, surpassing his goal of 25 hours.  Attorney Murphy is indeed very pleased to have made a difference to several individuals by providing … 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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