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Jim Weliky Chairs Upcoming Seminar on the “Inner Workings” of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination

For employees facing discrimination, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) is one of the most important agencies to understand. Because all claimants seeking recourse under Massachusetts anti-employment-discrimination statutes must first file their cases with the MCAD, employment attorneys must skillfully navigate the MCAD in order to achieve successful outcomes for their clients.  On April 25, […]

Posted: April 2, 2019 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

The Boston Globe Highlights Race Discrimination Lawsuit Brought by Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky Client Against Massachusetts State Police

The Boston Globe recently highlighted the race discrimination lawsuit brought by a Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky client against the Massachusetts State Police (MSP). Ellen Messing and James Weliky represented Orlando Riley, a veteran African-American New Bedford police officer, through a successful seven-day jury trial that resulted in a $130,000 back pay and emotional distress award. […]

Posted: February 22, 2019 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

MRW’s Ellen Messing Brings Legal Ethics Expertise to 40th Annual Labor & Employment Conference

We are pleased to announce that MRW partner Ellen Messing will present at the 40th Annual Labor & Employment Law Spring Conference, held on Thursday, April 25, 2019.  Ms. Messing – who has gained national recognition for her expertise on ethics and Massachusetts employment law – will speak on ethical considerations facing employment lawyers. The […]

Posted: February 15, 2019 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

Ellen Messing to Present at MCLE Event: The Interactive Process Under the ADA

Join MRW partner Ellen Messing and her fellow expert panelists at the upcoming MCLE program, “The Interactive Process Under the ADA” on February 28, 2019. This new program offers participants an overview of reasonable accommodation law and explores the interactive process that employers and employees with disabilities must navigate under the ADA. Through interactive role […]

Posted: February 4, 2019 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

For 15th Year, Jim Weliky Will Present at MCLE Program – Employment Law for Business Lawyers & In-House Counsel

On January 24, 2019 Jim Weliky will once again participate in the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) seminar on Employment Law for Business Lawyers & In-House Counsel. This popular panel explores the challenges that in-house and management-side lawyers face while navigating the ever-changing employment law landscape. This year, Mr. Weliky will offer his seasoned employee-rights […]

Posted: January 3, 2019 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association Honors Ellen Messing for Pro Bono Service

We are thrilled to announce that, on December 19, 2018, MRW partner Ellen Messing received the Visionary Pro Bono Service Award from the Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association (MELA), an organization of over 170 employee-rights attorneys. Citing her “generous commitment of time, support, and inspiration to the Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association,” MELA created this award specifically to honor Attorney Messing’s […]

Posted: December 20, 2018 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

MRW Moves to Newton!

It is our pleasure to announce that Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky has relocated! As of November 12, 2018, our new address will be: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. One Gateway Center 300 Washington St, Suite 308s Newton, MA 02458 Our phone and fax numbers remain the same. We look forward to working with you at […]

Posted: November 19, 2018 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

MRW Partners Dahlia Rudavsky and Ellen Messing to Present at MCLE’S Employment & Labor Law: MCLE BasicsPlus®

On November 19-20, 2018, MRW partners Dahlia Rudavsky and Ellen Messing will present at MCLE’s Employment & Labor Law: MCLE BasicsPlus, a popular program Attorney Rudavsky has chaired and Attorney Messing has participated in for almost two decades. The two-day event offers a comprehensive introduction to employment and labor law. Both attorneys will present lectures designed […]

Posted: November 14, 2018 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

MRW Attorneys Included in 2018 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists!

Congratulations to Dahlia Rudavsky and Ellen Messing for 15 consecutive years of recognition by Super Lawyers, a list that recognizes no more than five percent of attorneys in Massachusetts. MRW Partner Jim Weliky celebrated his 10th anniversary in 2014 and has been acknowledged every year since as well. Super Lawyers also designated our associate attorney […]

Posted: November 5, 2018 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

Massachusetts Legislation Strengthens Protections and Benefits for Families, Pregnant Employees

MRW previously commented on the “rampant” pregnancy discrimination plaguing the American workplace, following an in-depth exposé by The New York Times.  Despite this painful reality, two recent pieces of Massachusetts legislation strengthen legal protections and benefits for pregnant employees and families. First, the Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), which Governor Charlie Baker signed into […]

Posted: September 6, 2018 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: news