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Archive for: November 2016

Enos v. Mayor, City of Brockton

Enos v. Mayor, City of Brockton, First Amendment case brought by Brockton police official, Federal Court jury awarded $350,000.  Kevin G. Powers

Appellate Issues Arising in Gyulakian v. Lexus of Watertown:

Lori Jodoin and Robert Mantell spoke at a meeting of the Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association on November 15, 2016

Esler v. Sylvia-Reardon,

2015 Mass. App. Unpub. LEXIS 137 (2015) , aff’d 473 Mass. 775 (2016).  Jonathan Margolis and Beth Myers successfully appeals the Superior Court’s ruling that set aside a $1.2 million jury verdict awarded to a nurse who Massachusetts General Hospital retaliated against for taking time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act. A s a […]

Gyulakian v. Lexus of Watertown

, 475 Mass. 290 (2016).  Robert Mantell and Lori Jodoin prevailed in the appeal of a sexual harassment case, which established that the employer, a car dealership, engaged in outrageous or egregious misconduct in permitting harassment to continue.  As the result of the appeal, the Supreme Judicial Court reinstated a punitive damages award of $500,000. […]

Hearing Officer Orders Female Police Officer Promoted to Sergeant

Jonathan Margolis and Beth Myers represented the successful complainant at a hearing at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, in which the Town of Winthrop’s first female police officer was discriminated against and denied promotion to the rank of Sergeant for more fourteen years in retaliation for her earlier complaints of sex discrimination. In a favorable […]