An employee alleging discrimination by the City of Boston’s Treasury Division was awarded nearly $3 million in punitive, emotional distress, and compensatory damages after the court upheld a judgement against the city.
Employee personnel files contain critical employment documents, such as employee performance reviews, disciplinary write-ups, job descriptions, and pay information. Massachusetts employees concerned about their employment status, rate of pay, job duties, or performance reviews, may be curious as to what information is actually kept in their personal file.
Massachusetts employees who have been subjected to workplace injustices may consider filing a claim at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. Before filing such a claim, employees may wonder “do I need an attorney to file a claim at the MCAD?”