Employment Law - Employee
Employment law covers the complex network of state and federal laws that govern employer - employee relations.
Our Employment Law practice group has significant experience with state and federal statutes related to employment discrimination, sexual harassment, employee benefits, whistleblower litigation, wrongful discharge, employment contracts, the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, and special laws governing municipal employment. We also have extensive experience in the drafting and interpretation of employer-employee agreements. Murphy, Lamere & Murphy has the experience and resources to address all legal issues pertaining to Massachusetts and Federal employment laws.
Murphy, Lamere & Murphy assists in the review, revision, and negotiation of a variety of employment contracts, including, non-compete, non-solicitation, confidentiality, and severance agreements. We also advise clients on how to interpret and possibly challenge previously signed employment agreements. We can handle any litigation that may be necessary.
For employees, we work with you if you have been wronged.
Employment litigation includes a wide variety of disputes that occur between employees and employers including wrongful termination, termination and denial of employee benefits including health or pension related benefits, nonpayment of wages, breach of employment contracts, and the termination of a whistle blower. Federal and state Whistleblower laws protect an individual from being terminated for reporting an employer's illegal activity to authorities. Additionally, we offer a wide spectrum of litigation services primarily focused on employees who have been the subject of sexual harassment or have been discriminated against based upon their race, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, or handicap. There are many federal and state laws that protect individuals against unlawful conduct in the workplace and provide a legal method by which to obtain monetary and other types of relief. Contact us.