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EEOC: Sexual Harassment Trends

Earlier this month, the EEOC published its Fiscal Year report for 2018. Many expected to see a significant uptick in sexual harassment cases filed at the EEOC after the emergence of high profile sexual harassment allegations in the media over the last yea…
the MCAD was reporting a substantial hike in the numb… the MCAD has yet to publish their end of year data. https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/eeoc-sexual-harassment-trends/

Royal Attorneys Successfully Obtain Dismissal of Case at the MCAD

Royal attorneys successfully obtain a dismissal on the basis of lack of probable cause in a case against a regional non-profit organization. The Complainant alleged discrimination on the basis of race and color. Royal attorneys argued that the Complainant…
https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/firm-news/royal-attorneys-successfully-obtain-dismissal-case-mcad/

Notice of MA Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (the “PWFA”) amends current Massachusetts discrimination in employment law, effective April 1, 2018, to expressly prohibit employment discrimination based on pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, as generally descri…
MCAD please see the latest MCAD Q https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/notice-ma-pregnant-workers-fairness-act/

Royal, P.C. Obtains MCAD Dismissal

Royal attorneys obtained a lack of probable cause finding resulting in the dismissal from the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination for a case filed against a non-profit organization. The Complainant alleged discrimination against our client…
re for legitimate business purposes. The MCAD ultimately agreed with us https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/firm-news/royal-pc-obtains-mcad-dismissal/

Attorney General Issues Guidance on the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act

The Massachusetts Attorney General recently issued its much awaited guidance for compliance with the updated provisions of the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (“MEPA”).
MCAD https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/attorney-general-issues-guidance-massachusetts-equal-pay-act/

The #MeToo Movement

The remarkable and persistent resonance of the Me Too movement has left several burning questions in its wake. The undeniable validity and necessity of the progress associated with the movement has also left business leaders scrambling to prepare for and …
George stated that the MCAD has seen a statistically significant increas…xual harassment complaints were filed at the MCAD. By comparison…mpirical evidence that the large majority of MCAD claims do not receive a probable cause findi https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/metoo-movement/

Resolution of Two Decade Old Case

For the layman party to a lawsuit, perhaps the most shocking part of the ordeal is the sheer length of the process. This is particularly true when a case enters the appellate process. Recently, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) is…
MCAD the MCAD finally put to bed a case over two decades i…making. The controversy originated in a 1996 MCAD complaint filed by six employees… St. Marie filed a second MCAD complaint against ISO New England alleging r https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/resolution-two-decade-old-case/

Royal Attorneys Obtain Lack of Probable Cause in Disability Case

Royal obtained a Lack of Probable Cause finding at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination on behalf of a regional not-for-profit organization in a public accommodation discrimination and retaliation case. In dismissing the case, the MCAD agr…
the MCAD agreed with our position that the complaint https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/firm-news/royal-attorneys-obtain-lack-probable-cause-disability-case/

Royal acquires MCAD case Dismissal for Lack of Probable Cause

Royal attorneys obtained a Lack of Probable Cause finding at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination on behalf of a regional non-profit human services agency in a disability discrimination and retaliation case. In dismissing the case against o…
the MCAD was persuaded by our position on providing m https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/firm-news/royal-acquires-mcad-case-dismissal-lack-probable-cause/

What to Expect at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination

On May 5, 2017, Royal attorney Timothy M. Netkovick presented on what to expect at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
MCADpresented a seminar on what to expect at the MCADverview of discrimination law handled by the MCAD The MCAD investigative process… Challenges employers face at the MCAD https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/past-events/what/

What to Expect at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination

Imagine one afternoon an envelope from the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) arrives in the mail. You are filled with dread as you discover that a former employee has filed a complaint alleging discrimination, harassment, and retalia…
MCADyle seminar to discuss what to expect at the MCADverview of discrimination law handled by the MCAD The MCAD investigative process… Challenges employers face at the MCAD https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/event/what-expect-massachusetts-commission-against-discrimination2/

Developing a Corporate Philosophy Toward Employment Practices Liability

Employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) is not a panacea. There are several factors to consider when making a decision to purchase it or not. On April 14, attorney Amy Royal provided an overview of the types of claims these policies generally cove…
https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/past-events/developing-corporate-philosophy-toward-employment-practices-liability/

MCAD Final Decision on Gender Bias Case

The Full Commission of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) upheld a Hearing Officer’s decision in the case MCAD and Kathleen Stefani v. Department of State Police.
MCADs decision in the case MCAD and Kathleen Stefani v. Department of State … Kathleen Stefani filed a complaint with the MCAD against the MA State Police https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/mcad-final-decision-gender-bias-case/

Intersection of FMLA and Disability Law

A recent decision (M.C.A.D. & Amanda LaPete v. Country Bank for Savings) made by the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination serves as an illustration of the intersection of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and disability law, which is a re…
000 in emotional distress damages.  The MCAD also ordered the bank to conduct training on https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/intersection-fmla-and-disability-law/

What to Expect at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination

On March 2, 2017, Royal, P.C. hosted a roundtable seminar on what to expect at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
MCAD seminar and went over what to expect at the MCADverview of discrimination law handled by the MCAD The MCAD investigative process… Challenges employers face at the MCAD https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/past-events/what-expect-massachusetts-commission-against-discrimination/

What to Expect at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination

MCADyle seminar to discuss what to expect at the MCADverview of discrimination law handled by the MCAD The MCAD investigative process… Challenges employers face at the MCAD https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/event/what-expect-massachusetts-commission-against-discrimination1/

What to Expect at the MCAD

On October 5, 2016, Royal, P.C. presented an informational seminar for the Human Service Forum on what to expect at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.
https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/past-events/human-service-forum-workshop1/

What to Expect at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination

MCAD P.C. to discuss what to expect at the MCAD.  The discussion will include…verview of discrimination law handled by the MCAD The MCAD investigative process https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/event/what-expect-massachusetts-commission-against-discrimination/

Timothy M. Netkovick

to how to navigate the MCAD and the developing area of transgender right https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/about-us/our-team/timothy-m-netkovick/

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