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Wrongful Employment Termination Laws in MA

Wrongful Employment  Termination Laws in MA

By: Attorney Timothy Stark – August, 2014 For this week’s column, I thought I would discuss some specific Massachusetts laws that make an involuntary termination from employment unlawful in Massachusetts.…

State Agencies for Employment Rights

State Agencies for Employment Rights

By: Attorney Timothy Stark – July, 2014 For this month’s article I decided to describe the various Federal and State agencies that enforce employment laws in Massachusetts. I have listed…

Social Security, Retirement, and Employment Law

Social Security, Retirement,  and Employment Law

By: Attorney Timothy Stark – June, 2014 Since Social Security and various retirement and disability programs are at least, in part, funded through employee payroll deductions, I thought it might…

Employment Retaliation

Employment Retaliation

By: Atty. Timothy Stark – June, 2014 I often have clients come into my office seeking advice concerning issues of retaliation in the workplace. I usually begin, after listening to…

Bullying in the Work Place

Bullying in the Work Place

By: Attorney Timothy Stark – April, 2014 Clients often come in to my office to talk about a boss who uses intimidation, anger, or other aggressive behavior to manage their…

Defamation in the Workplace ~ Atty. Timothy Stark

Defamation in the Workplace ~ Atty. Timothy Stark

Defamation often occurs from statements made by an employer about an employee. Written defamation is libel and oral defamation is slander. In order to be considered legally defamatory a statement…