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Nov 27

Identifying Quid Pro Quo Harassment

Posted by in Sexual Harassment.

When you first met your manager, you had no concerns about the quality of his character. However, as the months passed, you noticed that his behavior was changing towards you. […]

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Nov 23

New York Court Dismisses Amazon Workers’ COVID-19 Health and Safety Claims Leaving Decision to OSHA

Posted by in Employment Law.

Amazon, known for quick delivery times and low prices, has made its way to court following employee complaints about COVID-19 health and safety claims. But the court dismissed the case, […]

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Nov 16

Gender Profiling in The Hiring Process

Posted by in Discrimination.

Gender profiling has become known as the intersection of one’s sex and gender as well as the perceived femininity or masculinity of one’s race. While these perceived characteristics create an […]

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Nov 6

Workplace Updates, COVID-19, and OSHA Lawsuits

Posted by in Employment Law.

In New York State, COVID-19 cases continue to rise, with the total infection rate soaring to over 520,000. Though economies are reopening, New York workplaces are being forced to adjust […]

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Oct 30

Same-Race Discrimination In New York An Employment Problem Across Industries

Posted by in Discrimination.

We often think of race discrimination as a black and white issue. The majority vs. the minority. But the reality is that not all racial discrimination stems from at-odds groups. […]

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Oct 23

Employee Right to Speak to Media: National Labor Relations Act & The First Amendment

Posted by in Employment Law.

From hospital employees exposing the ugly truth happening during the COVID-19 pandemic to frustrated truck drivers experiencing unfair labor practices, many of these employment practices do not make it to […]

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Oct 13

New York State Paid Sick Leave Law Begins

Posted by in Employment Law.

As of September 30, all employers in New York State must provide paid sick leave for employees. However, The New York State Sick Leave (NYSSL) law will not allow employees […]

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Oct 9

Unwanted Workload Reduction and Pregnancy

Posted by in Discrimination.

In the new work from home era, many working mothers are facing workplace discrimination. But for those women on the brink of motherhood, another form of discrimination plagues the workplace–unwanted […]

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Sep 30

Stages of Preventing Sexual Harassment

Posted by in Sexual Harassment.

While state and federal laws work to protect employees from sexual harassment, the reality is that it occurs in workplaces across the country every day. But knowing the signs that […]

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Sep 23

Off-The-Clock Work: Is it Legal?

Posted by in Employment Law.

You go above and beyond in your work to impress your boss. But when you’re working outside of your regular hours, you expect to be compensated for your time. But […]

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