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New York Coronavirus (COVID-19) Workplace Rights

By |July 27th, 2020|Employment Law|

The New York State legislature is considering whether to enact a new law that would nullify any employment agreement in [...]

How the Fair Labor Standards Act Affects Small Businesses

By |February 26th, 2020|Employment Law, Labor Law, Uncategorized|

If you are a small business owner, there are some potential traps laid by New York’s Labor Law (NYLL) and [...]

Statute of Limitations Extension Opens the Door for Adult Victims of Childhood Abuse

By |August 19th, 2019|Child Victims Act|

It’s been said all good things come to those who wait. For adult victims of childhood sexual abuse, their “good [...]

Sweeping Changes to NY State Sexual Harassment Laws Will Help Victims

By |August 16th, 2019|Blog, Sexual Harassment|

Earlier this week, New York’s law on sexual harassment was changed significantly. Governor Cuomo signed a bill extending the statute [...]

Workplace Gender Equality and the Fair Pay Act

By |January 26th, 2018|Employment Law|

Workplace gender equality laws protecting women in gender discrimination cases have changed, making it easier for women who are victims [...]

New York Paid Family Leave: What you need to know

By |November 13th, 2017|Blog, Employment Law|

Enacted in January of 2018, the underlying objective of the New York paid family leave program is simple: If you, [...]

Hiring an Experienced NYC Criminal Defense Attorney: 8 Questions to Ask

By |October 3rd, 2017|Blog, Criminal Defense Law|

Often the hardest part of having a run-in with the law is finding an experienced criminal defense attorney who you [...]

Sexual Assault on Campus; The Realities of the Accused

By |September 26th, 2017|Blog, Criminal Defense Law, Sexual Harassment|

Sexual Assault on Campus I recently represented a college student accused of sexual assault on campus. While no one would claim [...]

Arbitration Vs. Litigation in the Workplace

By |September 13th, 2017|Commercial Law, Labor Law, Legal Articles|

Shortly, the U.S. Supreme Court will entertain arguments in three important labor relations cases: National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) v. [...]

Am I Being Sexually Harassed At Work? Here Are The Signs

By |March 24th, 2017|Employment Law, Sexual Harassment|

Sometimes, being sexually harassed at work is not the blatant affair that we see on TV or in the movies. [...]