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NY State Employment Discrimination: It’s Not That Simple

By |June 4th, 2021|Employment Law|

New York State and City anti-discrimination laws go significantly further than federal law to protect employees from discrimination by employers.  [...]

Can NY Employers Require Their Employees to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?

By |April 7th, 2021|COVID-19 employment guidelines, Employment Law|

COVID-19 Vaccines: Can a NY employer require you to get one? And should they? The answer is generally, yes, but [...]

My Take on NY State Paid COVID-19 Vaccination and Family Leave Guidelines

By |March 29th, 2021|COVID-19 employment guidelines, Employment Law|

On March 12, 2021, Governor Cuomo signed into law a bill granting public and private employees paid leave in order [...]

If I Were Conducting the Trump Impeachment Trial Here’s What I’d Do

By |February 7th, 2021|Blog, Criminal Defense Law|

Democrats, bless their naïve little hearts, are trying to impeach Donald Trump using only the law while staying within the [...]

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, [...]