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

It’s been said all good things come to those who wait. For adult victims of childhood sexual abuse, their “good thing” may finally be here. New York recently joined the growing number of states extending [...]

By |August 19th, 2019|Categories: Child Victims Act|Tags: , |0 Comments

Sweeping Changes to NY State Sexual Harassment Laws Will Help Victims

Earlier this week, New York’s law on sexual harassment was changed significantly. Governor Cuomo signed a bill extending the statute of limitations in which sexual harassment claims can be filed under New York State law [...]

By |August 16th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Sexual Harassment|Tags: , |0 Comments

When is Being Fired Illegal? NY Labor Laws

One of the most frequent  Labor Law questions that we get is usually phrased like this; 'Have I been wrongfully fired?', or 'If xyz happened, can my employer legally fire me?' Because of this, we [...]

New NY Law on Criminal Records

New NY State Law Now Allows Criminal Records to Be Sealed What does this mean for a person with a Criminal Record? Well, this means that people who have possibly made a mistake in the [...]

By |March 3rd, 2018|Categories: Blog, Criminal Defense Law|Tags: , |0 Comments

Workplace Gender Equality and the Fair Pay Act

Workplace gender equality laws protecting women in gender discrimination cases have changed, making it easier for women who are victims of workplace gender discrimination to sue and have a chance of winning their case. Joe [...]

Can I Sue for Gender Pay Discrimination?

We've been hearing a lot of talk about Gender Pay Discrimination in the media lately, and the reality of the situation is becoming front page news. You may now be wondering; "can I sue my [...]

By |January 10th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Employment Law, Labor Law|Tags: , , |0 Comments

New York Paid Family Leave: What you need to know

Enacted in January of 2018, the underlying objective of the New York paid family leave program is simple: If you, as an employee, need to take time off, be it for medical illness, pregnancy, new [...]

By |November 13th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Employment Law|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The # MeToo Movement: Workplace Sexual Assault

On October 5, 2017, The New York Times published an investigative report discussing years of sexual assault allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. In the past few weeks, social media has provided a thought provoking platform [...]