Massachusetts Retaliation Case Studies
Real Stories of Triumph Over Workplace Retaliation in Massachusetts
Discover real stories of individuals who fought against unlawful retaliation in the workplace. While Massachusetts generally practices "at-will employment," there are crucial exceptions that protect employees from retaliation when engaging in legally protected activities, such as reporting discrimination or harassment, exercising wage and hour rights, taking family medical leave, and more.
Each of these cases sheds light on the challenges employees face and the legal solutions we provided to protect their rights. Every person's situation is unique, but these stories offer valuable insights for those navigating similar struggles.
Explore our case studies to learn more about these individuals' experiences and how they found resolution against unlawful retaliation.
Employer Retaliation for Wage Complaint by Failing to Process Green Card Application
Ganesh's Story: An Indian citizen working in Massachusetts, Ganesh faced retaliation when his employer failed to process his green card application as promised. This jeopardized his ability to work in the U.S. Read more here.
Retaliation for Reporting Sexual Harassment
Anna, an Assistant General Manager at a national chain restaurant, endured sexual harassment from her General Manager. When she reported it, she faced retaliation. Learn how she confronted this situation and sought justice. Read more here.
Retaliation Against Health Care Worker for Reporting Unlawful Practices
As a Certified Nurse's Aide, Amanda witnessed violations of laws and regulations in a Massachusetts hospital. When she reported these issues, she became a target of retaliation by her co-workers and management. Discover how she took a stand. Read more here.
Retaliation Against Employee for Using Earned Sick Time
Maria, a bartender at a Massachusetts nightclub, exercised her right to take earned sick time for a crucial family matter. Her manager's response was retaliation, resulting in her losing her lucrative shift. Learn how Maria faced this challenge. Read more here.
Retaliation Against Employee for Workers Compensation Claim
David, a warehousing and purchasing manager, experienced a workplace injury and reported it to his supervisor. Instead of supporting his Workers Compensation claim, David faced discouragement. Explore how he overcame this adversity. Read more here.
Retaliation Against Employee for Taking Family Medical Leave
Lisa, an employee at a chemical supply company, had to take time off to care for herself and her children after her husband's sudden death. Despite providing proper notifications and documentation, she faced retaliation from her employer. Discover her journey to justice. Read more here.
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