Areas of Law

Employment

When should I contact an employment lawyer?

  • I think I was unfairly fired from my job.
  • I think I have been discriminated against by my employer.
  • My employer is violating company policies and procedures.
  • I need to obtain unemployment benefits.
  • I have concerns about my benefits including: vacation pay, leave, severance and Worker’s Compensation.
  • I believe my work conditions are unsafe.
  • I have not been paid for hours that I have worked.

Why should I hire an employment lawyer?

A qualified employment law lawyer can help make sure that your best interests are taken into consideration throughout the duration of your case. A lawyer can help you review and analyze all of your employment contracts, documents, and files. Hiring a qualified attorney to review your unique situation could make a big difference in the outcome of your case.

How do I choose an employment lawyer?

Employment law cases often require a thoughtful and focused analysis of your situation and may require decisions to be made in a short period of time. It is important to hire a lawyer who is familiar with the complexities of employment law in Massachusetts. The Boston Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service can help connect you with an experienced lawyer to suit your individual needs.

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News & Events

January 15, 2019

Unemployment Compensation Benefits for Federal Employees in Massachusetts

Federal employees who are not working due to the shutdown furlough may be eligible for Unemployment Benefits in Massachusetts (also called UI benefits). However, it is important to note that federal employees will be responsible to repay the UI benefits if Congress approves retroactive pay for the furlough period...

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January 3, 2018

Guidance for Federal Employees Facing Financial Insecurity

The Boston Bar Lawyer Referral Service will be closely monitoring the government shutdown, how it will affect federal government employees, particularly those in Massachusetts, and will continue to post relevant resources and guidance. If you have any questions at all, please connect with one of our intake staff at 617-742-0625, and we will connect you to resources and referrals for legal assistance....

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December 28, 2018

Slip & Fall Accidents on Snow & Ice: When To Call a Lawyer

Slip and fall accidents could result in various types of injuries, including abrasions, fractures, and concussions, and in rare instances very serious injuries. If you have had a slip and fall accident on someone else’s property in Massachusetts, you could be eligible to obtain compensation...

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