Victory for the Town of Ayer: No Unfair Practice to Terminate Employee where Town Meeting has Eliminated all Funding for the Position

David C. Jenkins Attorney David Jenkins won a recent decision in favor of the Town of Ayer from the American Arbitration Association, which ruled that there was no violation of the collective bargaining agreement when a union member was terminated after town meeting eliminated all funding for the department in which the... read more

Attorney Jonathan M. Silverstein Secures Victory for West Springfield in Arbitration Against MGM Resorts

Jonathan M. Silverstein Kopelman and Paige’s Jonathan Silverstein, who leads the firm’s Expanded Gaming and Casino practice, recently secured a victory for the Town of West Springfield in the first ever “surrounding community arbitration” regarding a Casino proposal by MGM Resorts, to be developed in Springfield.  Under the Commonwealth’s Expanded Gaming Act,... read more