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)
March 16, 2018Philip Gordon
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 ...
January 21, 2018Philip Gordon
Gordon Law Group featured in The Enterprise representing Russell Lopes against the city of Brockton, in a discrimination case (View Article)
January 20, 2018Philip Gordon
Has your employer punished you for insisting upon your rights? A recent court ruling makes it harder for courts to dismiss employee claims of retaliation. The case arose from the employment of an African American woman at a resort hotel. Shortly after her initial hire date, she alleges that she ...
May 12, 2015Philip Gordon
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) includes a provision that prohibits employers from retaliating against employees who file complaints against the employer with a government agency. For years, court across the country, including the Federal Appeals Courts remained split about whether this protection extended to employees who made complaints to ...
April 23, 2015Philip Gordon
A court ruling suggests there will be little tolerance if an employer in any way retaliates against an employee filing a lawsuit. The court confirmed that employees may not be fired for filing a lawsuit – even if the firing takes place three years later and with no direct ...
December 19, 2013Philip Gordon
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has ruled that employees who make internal complaints regarding wage violations are protected against retaliation from their employers. These are the whistleblowing protections under the Wage Act. In Smith v. Winter Place LLC, 447 Mass. 363 (August 1, 2006), the Supreme Judicial Court ...
August 7, 2006Philip Gordon