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Paul Holtzman

Boston Employment / Labor Attorney.

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  1. With or without cause?? They won't tell me.

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Herbert Warren Cooper IV
    2. Paul Alan Manoff
    3. William T Harrington
    4. Paul Holtzman
    5. Christine C McCall
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    6 lawyer answers

    A consultation with an attorney should include exploration of a potential claim for unlawful retaliation. Depending on the facts, it can be illegal to fire an employee (even an at-will employee) for asserting certain rights or assisting another in asserting his or her rights. An attorney should also investigate the post employment statements made by your employer in order to determine whether they give rise to tort liability.

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  2. Is it legal to withold annual reviews ?

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Judith A Miller
    2. Frank A. Natoli
    3. Paul Holtzman
    3 lawyer answers

    In assessing whether you have potential legal claims, an attorney would want to know more about the negotiations at the time of hire, the content of any offer letter or contract, as well as the content of subsequent discussions regarding your compensation. In addition, it would be important to explore the significance of the comment regarding marriage to determine whether it suggests discrimination on the basis of a protected class under state or federal law. It is also possible that the...