Who’s The Boss?

July 30th, 2014 by and

McDonald’s isn’t “loving it” anymore.  In a ruling made public on July 28, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board’s General Counsel, Richard F. Griffin, Jr., found that McDonald’s is a joint employer under the law with its franchisees and therefore …   (Read More)

Jamie Goodwin Recognized as HLA Lawyer of the Month

July 15th, 2014 by

Sandulli Grace, PC is very proud to announce that Jamie Goodwin was recognized as the Health Law Advocates’ “Lawyer of the Month” for the outstanding representation he has provided through the HLA’s pro bono legal network.

Health Law Advocates is …   (Read More)

Supreme Court Rules That First Amendment Protects Employee’s Truthful Testimony

June 24th, 2014 by and

Chalk this one up to “this wasn’t already settled law?”  Yes, it was only last week that the US Supreme Court ruled that the First Amendment to the Constitution protects an employee’s right to testify truthfully in a court case.…   (Read More)

If You Worked as a Reserve Police Officer or a Call Firefighter – You Need To Read This.

April 30th, 2014 by

All MASSC.O.P. members who have worked as a reserve officer or a call firefighter need to read this article. In Massachusetts, retirement system members who worked as call firefighters or reserve police officers can be credited with a maximum of …   (Read More)


March 27th, 2014 by

Yesterday, the Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board, the federal agency which regulates private sector employees and labor unions, ordered that a union election be held among the scholarship college football players at Northwestern University.  The …   (Read More)

Salem City Council Stands For Public Safety

March 14th, 2014 by

Based on the diligence of MASS C.O.P. locals in Salem, the Salem City Council took a stand for public safety this week.  Recently, Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll proposed to the City Council that the Police Chief and Fire Chief positions …   (Read More)

Waltham News Program Highlights Recent MCOP Win

March 7th, 2014 by

The television news program Waltham Newswatch last night reported on the Waltham Police Union, Massachusetts Coalition of Police’s recent superior court victory upholding an arbitration award in favor of Officer Paul Tracey. The program recounted the events that led to …   (Read More)

Superior Court Upholds Arbitrator’s Decision Overturning Suspension of Police Officer

March 4th, 2014 by

In a case brought by the Waltham Police Union, Local 161, Massachusetts Coalition of Police, and argued by Sandulli Grace Attorney Bryan Decker, Middlesex Superior Court judge S. Jane Haggerty has upheld the decision of an arbitrator overturning the suspension …   (Read More)