Discrimination & Wrongful Termination

Take Legal Action for Wrongful Termination

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f you feel as though you have been discriminated against at your workplace or have been wrongfully terminated from your position, Attorney Shafran is here to help! If you believe that you have been discriminated against or wrongfully terminated because of your race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, age, or disability, you have legal rights! Often, employers will give false grounds for termination to cover up the unspoken discriminatory reason, such as:

If you feel that you have experienced illegal discriminatory conduct in the workplace, or have been terminated for the same reasons, please contact attorney Adam Shafran with any questions or concerns that you have.

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On June 26, 2017, in a case of first impression argued by Attorney Adam J. Shafran, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued a unanimous 7-0 decision holding that employees who are owed unpaid wages are entitled to recover prejudgment interest at the rate of 1% a month on their unpaid ... Read More

Discrimination & Wrongful Termination

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