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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 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...


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 &...


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...


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...


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...


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,...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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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