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Supreme Court Ruling is a Major Setback to the Rights of Employees of Religious Institutions

On July 8, 2020 the United States Supreme Court in the cases of Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru, No. 19-267; and St. James School v. Biel, No. 19-348, handed down a 7-2 decision ruling in favor of two Roman Catholic schools in Southern California, substantially broadening the reach of the so-called “ministerial exception.”  The “ministerial […]

Posted: August 10, 2020 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

Supreme Court Decision Bolsters Employee Rights

On June 15th the Supreme Court of the United States issued a landmark 6-3 decision in the case of Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, ruling that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”) protects members of the LGBTQ+ community from employment discrimination. The original case centers around Gerald Bostock, an employee […]

Posted: June 30, 2020 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

Partner James Weliky among panelists at the Massachusetts Bar Association’s 41st Annual Labor & Employment Conference

MRW is proud to announce partner James Weliky will be among the panelists sharing their insights and knowledge at the Massachusetts Bar Association’s 41st Annual Labor & Employment Conference. Attorney Weliky will be discussing employer obligations and and employee rights during workplace reopening following the COVID-19 pandemic.    The virtual conference is taking place on Thursday, […]

Posted: June 17, 2020 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

MRW Partner, James Weliky Co-Chair of MCLE Webinar “Advising Employers & Employees on Off-Duty Conduct & Privacy in the Workplace” on June 9, 2020.

MRW Partner, James Weliky will be co-chairing the MCLE Webinar “Advising Employers & Employees on Off-Duty Conduct & Privacy in the Workplace” on June 9, 2020.The confluence of social media, data mining and evolving laws on both federal and state law have created complex issues for employers, employees and the attorneys who represent them. In […]

Posted: May 28, 2020 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

Attorney James Weliky to Chair MCLE’s Webinar, “Inner Workings of the MCAD”

MRW is happy to announce that partner, James Weliky will be chairing MCLE’s webinar detailing the Inner Workings of the MCAD on June 3, 2020.  This seminar will be an opportunity to meet and hear from a current MCAD Hearing Officer, MCAD Attorney Advisors, and experienced practitioners who regularly handle cases before the Commission. Hear […]

Posted: May 6, 2020 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

“1st Look at Handling COVID-19–Related Leaves, Layoffs & Unemployment”

MRW is pleased to announce that Partner, James Weliky will be speaking at the MCLE Live Webcast, “1st Look” at Handling COVID-19–Related Leaves, Layoffs & Unemployment” on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 starting at 12:00pm. The goal of the seminar will be to provide guidance in regards to  new and developing legislation, responsibilities, benefits and claims […]

Posted: April 24, 2020 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

MRW partner, Attorney James Weliky speaking at the MCLE event, “How to Advise on Commission & Benefits Forfeiture on Departure: The 60-Minute Lawyer”

Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. is pleased to announce that partner, Attorney James Weliky will be sharing his expertise at the MCLE event, “How to Advise on Commission & Benefits Forfeiture on Departure: The 60-Minute Lawyer” on March 5, 2020.  This event will center around what benefits and compensation employees are, and are not, entitled […]

Posted: February 6, 2020 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

Partner James Weliky speaking at Boston Bar Association’s event, “How Startups and Emerging Growth Companies Are Navigating Employment and Business Law Challenges in 2020”

We are delighted to announce that MRW partner James Weliky will be a speaker at the Boston Bar Association’s event, “How Startups and Emerging Growth Companies Are Navigating Employment and Business Law Challenges in 2020” on March 9, 2020. This event will be focusing on employment and business law challenges that face startups and emerging […]

Posted: February 5, 2020 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

MRW Partner Dahlia Rudavsky Featured on WGBH Radio Show!

On January 3, 2020 MRW Partner Dahlia Rudavsky was featured on the WGBH Radio Show “Under the Radar with Callie Crossley,” on the Book Club segment. The show featured three women from the first cohort of female students at Yale University, as well as Yale-graduate and author Anne Gardiner Perkins, discussing Anne Perkins’ recent book, […]

Posted: January 28, 2020 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

Partner Dahlia Rudavsky Quoted in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly on “OK, Boomer” in the Workplace

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly recently published an article about the legal implications of using the catchphrase “OK, Boomer” in the workplace. “OK, Boomer” gained popularity online in 2019 as a retort to outdated attitudes stereotypically attributed to the Baby Boomer generation, currently ages 55 to 73 years old. “Jokes” within the workplace sometimes reveal negative stereotypes, […]

Posted: January 3, 2020 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized