Gordon Law Group featured in wbur in support of star BSO flutists Equal Pay Act lawsuit against the BSO (View Article)
Gordon Law Group featured in The Boston Globe in support of BSO Flutist and first suit under Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (View Article)
Gordon Law Group featured on NPR supporting star flutist in a lawsuit against the Boston Symphony Orchestra under the MA Equal Pay Act (View Article)
Gordon Law Group featured in The Enterprise representing Russell Lopes a victim of discrimination by the city of Brockton, recently awarded $4.05M in a jury trial (View Article)
Philip Gordon was interviewed by the Brockton Enterprise concerning a new report released by the City of Brockton attempting to second guess the landmark $4M jury verdict awarded to Gordon Law Group's client, Russell Lopes, for outrageous acts of discrimination and retaliation. Since that verdict, the City commissioned a ...
Gordon Law Group featured in The Enterprise representing Russell Lopes against the city of Brockton, in a discrimination case (View Article)
In its latest ruling under the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL), New York’s highest court clarified the standard for plaintiffs to obtain punitive damages. In a landmark ruling, the Court held that “the standard for determining punitive damages under the NYCHRL is whether the wrongdoer has engaged ...
Aaron Nicodermus quoted Philip Gordon in an article in Bloomberg Law (Bloomberg) about the use of lie detector tests (also known as a polygraph test) in employment. Let us know if you would like a copy of the article. And, of course, if you are ...
No surprise. Corporate sexual harassment trainings simply don’t work. A study form the University of Oregon found that, “Without a morally compelling legal core to animate the purpose of the training and provide coherence to the rules, harassment training becomes a hollow exercise in corporate compliance. The ...
The City of Brockton is facing a $45.6M potential punitive damage award as a result of post-trial motions brought by Gordon Law Group, LLP in connection with 38 minority applicants who suffered similar discrimination at the hands of the City. Now, Jimmy Pereira, a candidate running against the City's ...
Eight individuals, including two current professors, have filed complaints against Dr. Florian Jaeger, who is now taking the semester off. Senior Lindsay Wrobel is among those who have complained about Dr. Florian, and she intends to continue on a hunger strike until the university removes Florian. “My individual ...
Philip Gordon was quoted in Bloomberg Law today concerning Dell EMC's $110,000 settlement of discrimination claims brought by a transgender intern who said she was subject to a hostile work environment, denied advancement and retaliated against. Call if you're having trouble retrieving the article, and we can get you a copy. ...
After a long battle, pregnant worker protection finally passes. Discrimination law has always protected pregnant workers, but that duty to accommodate pregnancy was narrow, leaving workers without ability to get breaks, to temporarily avoid hazardous positions or to get help with manual labor. Employers may still deny accommodations ...
Medical marijuana has been legal for use by “qualified patients” in Massachusetts since 2012, and has been equivalent to using any other prescription medication since. For the first time, the Massachusetts courts have ruled that “qualified patients” under the Medical Marijuana Act (which does not provide specific disability discrimination ...
We are proud to announce that the Superior Court rejected the City of Brockton plea to reduce the jury's $4M verdict in its battle against our client, Russell Lopes. (View Article)
The Massachusetts House passed a bill today intended to protect pregnant workers. Now, we wait for the Senate. Pregnant workers face daunting challenges from their employers. Today, the Massachusetts House to a strong step to protect those individuals from discrimination and other problems. (View Article) If you're pregnant or ...