Category Archives: Emotional Distress

Timing is Everything!

Timing of a disciplinary or adverse action against an employee is important in avoiding litigation.  If an adverse employment action is on the heels of an employee’s engagement in a protected activity (such as filing a claim with the MCAD), … Continue reading

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MCAD Awards One of the Largest Emotional Distress Recoveries in Its History

The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination hit Office Max with $300,000 in emotional distress damages in a recent retaliation case.  Office Max claimed that the Complainant, a 13 year employee of Office Max, was terminated due to insufficient sales numbers and … Continue reading

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