Monthly Archives: March 2020

Supreme Court Justice Trebles Jury Award for Future Commissions

Synopsis of Seyfarth: In a February 12, 2020 decision, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that future commissions a plaintiff would have earned had it not been for her retaliatory termination were subject to tripling under Massachusetts wage law. In doing so, the SJC overturned the Superior Court’s decision that …

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Judge lowers ILWU jury award

Portland Port Terminal 6 (Image via Portland Port) By Don McIntosh Federal District Court Judge Michael Simon said the evidence did not support a jury’s finding that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) caused $93.6 million in damage to the maritime terminal operator ICTSI. “$19,061,248 is the maximum amount …

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