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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 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 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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Feb 4, 2021

Gaslighting in the Workplace: What New York Workers Need to Know

Gaslighting. We’ve heard of it in romantic relationships but did you know that it’s also a...

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Jan 29, 2021

My Employer Declared Bankruptcy and I Was Never Paid. Can I Sue For Lost Wages?

Economic hardships tend to have a trickle-down effect on all those involved. And when a business...

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Jan 22, 2021

Can an Email Exchange Constitute a Legally Binding Contract?

When you are in the process of accepting a job offer, you should be given an...

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Jan 15, 2021

Employees Who Engage in Political Protest: What Employers Need To Know

All of 2020 and so far, the start of 2021, has proven to be politically tumultuous....

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