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  Class Action Case Decision
  Frank Law Offices, is currently involved in a class action law suit against the Department of Transitional Assistance (formally known as the Department of Public Welfare). It is the first class action to be tried before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD).

On behalf of more than 150 bi-lingual Hispanic social workers who work for the Department, Attorney Donald W. Frank has alleged these individuals are burdened with requests to perform translation services for clients, in addition to their regular duties and without compensation. Since this work load falls primarily on social workers who are Hispanic, it unduly burdens the right of these individuals to be free from discrimination based on their national origin. The case is still in litigation at the MCAD.

See the Recent Opinion from the MCAD (pdf)
Complainants' Appeal Brief (pdf)
Final Decision of the Commissioners - Part 1 (pdf)
Final Decision of the Commissioners - Part 2 (pdf)

Frank Law Offices, established in 1979, takes pride in providing quality representation and tenacious litigation. The firm has achieved significant results for its clients, particularly in the areas of employment discrimination, criminal defense, personal injury and family law.

Frank Law Offices, led by attorney, Donald W. Frank, provides personal service, state of the art legal research, has access to highly respected consulting attorneys and offers services comparable to the resources of larger firms.

Our practice offers careful, personalized legal services for cases ranging from the small, but important, to more complicated class action lawsuits.

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