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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 5, 2021

New York Chipotle Gets Sued Over Fair Workweek, Sick Leave Violations

After shorting employees on scheduling pay premiums and failing to give current workers access to open...

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Apr 23, 2021

Ex-Berg & Androphy Paralegal Slams Bid To Toss Bias Suit

As it appeared in Law360. By Alexis Shanes A Black former legal assistant at Berg &...

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Apr 22, 2021

New York Legalizes Recreational Marijuana: What Employees Need To Know

On March 31, 2021, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act...

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Apr 1, 2021

Can I Be Fired For Refusing to Sign The Non-Compete?

Employers will implement non-compete agreements for a variety of reasons, including the protection of the employer’s...

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Mar 26, 2021

The Cost of Workplace Sexual Harassment

For the victim of workplace sexual harassment, the cost is often not one of finances--although, feeling...

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Mar 19, 2021

Equal Pay Day Reminds Us That The Gender Wage Gap Still Exists

March 24 is Equal Pay Day which serves as a stark reminder that even in 2021,...

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Mar 19, 2021

Berg & Androphy Denies Bias In Firing Of Black Legal Aide

As it appeared in Law360. By Rachel Scharf Berg & Androphy told a New York federal...

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Mar 12, 2021

Can My Employer Change My Timecard?

Maybe you notice a few hours were missing on your timecard. Or perhaps you thought it...

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Mar 5, 2021

What is a Performance Improvement Plan?

When many employees hear that they’ve been placed on a performance improvement plan, also known as...

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Feb 26, 2021

New York Salary History Ban Works to Narrow Wage Gap, Remains Unused By Courts

As of January 6, 2020, a salary history ban took effect, aiming to bring New York...

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Feb 18, 2021

What Employees Need To Know About Workplace Relationships

Most people have seen the critically acclaimed television series, The Office, featuring the workplace romance of...

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Feb 12, 2021

ADA Mistakes Employers Should Avoid and Employees Need to Know

Under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), “a reasonable accommodation is a modification or adjustment to...

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