Employment Law

Workplace disputes can cripple employers and can cause undue hardship to employees. Attorney Mucci understands how employment disputes can be protracted and detrimental to both businesses and the individual employees. He can help employers and employees through these uncertain times and to achieve their goals.

Attorney Mucci understands that an employer needs certain rules and procedures for employees in order to operate effectively and efficiently. At times, employers need to enforce and defend these guidelines and procedures. He also understands employees expect appropriate compensation and to enjoy equality and safety in the workplace. At times, employers infringe on these rights of employees, necessitating legal action.

Often these cases can be resolved before a costly and time-consuming trial. Many employment disputes can be resolved quickly saving the employer and the employee considerable time, stress and costs. However, if a case requires litigation, Attorney Mucci's clients have confidence in his experience litigating before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, Department of Unemployment Assistance and various state courts.

Attorney Mucci has experience effectively initiating and defending claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, unemployment benefits, violations of non-competes, violations of non-solicitations and wage and hour violations.

Attorney Mucci has represented both employers and employees in workplace disputes. He has a proven track record of resolving employment disputes quickly and cost-effectively. Attorney Mucci strives to achieve a positive and efficient resolution while respecting the client's financial realities. He has an impressive record in various employment-related cases, including:

  • Initiating and defending employee claims of workplace discrimination and/or retaliation filed with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
  • Initiating and defending employee claims of workplace sexual harassment
  • Initiating and defending employee claims of wage and hour and/or prevailing wage violations
  • Enforcing and defending employee contracts and agreements
  • Enforcing and defending non-solicitation and non-compete agreements
  • Enforcing discipline and termination procedures
  • Enforcing employee's rights to benefits
  • Answering and defending employment-related investigations by state agencies
  • Defending and appealing Determinations of Liability of Fair Share Employer Contribution Determinations issued by the Department of Workforce Development, Division of Unemployment Assistance

Experienced Employment Contract Attorney

Attorney Mucci is also experienced and knowledgeable in drafting and reviewing various employer and employee agreements and contracts. He is skilled in helping his clients enter into properly structured employment agreements including compensation, severance, non-compete and non-solicitation features.

Attorney Mucci also assists clients separate from employers. Often a separation from an employer is awkward and emotional. Attorney Mucci has experience assisting both employers and employees in firings, layoffs and voluntary separations. It is helpful for clients to contact Attorney Mucci prior to the separation to assure that the client understands the process and their rights and obligations. Attorney Mucci has experience in drafting and reviewing severance agreements, releases and termination letters. Attorney Mucci can assist employers and employees during the time of separation either through a visible or concealed engagement. Attorney Mucci will analyze the facts of each client's separation to determine the best course of involvement. As an employment litigator, Attorney Mucci understands the pitfalls for not following the proper procedures and infringing on an employee's rights during a separation. Therefore, he is knowledgeable in advising both employers and employees of the consequences of litigation and potential outcomes.

Contact us online or call employment lawyer Richard Mucci at 781-729-3999 to discuss your employment law matter. We'll schedule an initial consultation in our Winchester, Massachusetts, office.