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Aug 8, 2022

What Rights Do Employees Have During Layoffs?

No one wants to be laid off from their job. However, this is sometimes unavoidable and...


Jul 27, 2022

Is a Mandatory Retirement Age Discriminatory?

Retirement is a goal that many people work hard to get to. While saving up for...


Jul 20, 2022

Are Out-Of-State Workers Protected by NYC Employment Laws?

Today, it’s extremely common for employees to work remotely from their homes instead of going into...


Jul 13, 2022

What is National Origin Under Title VII?

It’s illegal to discriminate against employees based on their membership in a protected class. One of...


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May 12, 2022

What is an Independent Contractor?

Today, many people want flexibility in their careers. They want more control over what hours they...


May 6, 2022

What Rights Do Employees with Disabilities Have?

According to the CDC, 26% of adults in the United States, nearly one in four, have...


Apr 29, 2022

4 Common Types of Wage and Hour Violations

When you start work each day, you do so expecting to get paid for the work...


Apr 21, 2022

Being Laid Off vs. Fired

You depend on your job to provide the income you need, which your loved ones depend...


Apr 15, 2022

What is an Adverse Employment Action?

As an employee in New York City, you have various federal, state, and local laws that...


Apr 8, 2022

What are the Most Common EEOC Charges?

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is a federal agency responsible for enforcing various federal laws...


Apr 1, 2022

What Protections Does Title IX Provide?

Many people associate Title IX with the protections it provides to students. However, Title IX provides...


Mar 28, 2022

What Breaks Am I Entitled to At Work?

Whether your job is labor-intensive or you have a desk job, we all need a break...


Mar 23, 2022

What Should an Employment Contract Include?

After submitting countless job applications and going through the interview process, you’re likely relieved to finally...


Mar 11, 2022

What Protections Do Whistleblowers Have?

At some point in your career, you may become aware of wrongdoings by your employer. Discovering...


Mar 4, 2022

What is the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act?

As an employee, you’re protected from discrimination based on your membership in a protected class, which...


Feb 25, 2022

What Rights Do You Have During the Hiring Process?

Applying to jobs can be stressful, especially when finding new employment is an urgent matter. Many...

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