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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

When is Being Fired Illegal? NY Labor Laws

By |April 13th, 2018|Blog, Employment Law, Labor Law, Wrongful Termination|

One of the most frequent  Labor Law questions that we get is usually phrased like this; 'Have I been wrongfully [...]

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 [...]

Can I Sue for Gender Pay Discrimination?

By |January 10th, 2018|Blog, Employment Law, Labor Law|

We've been hearing a lot of talk about Gender Pay Discrimination in the media lately, and the reality of the [...]

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, [...]

The # MeToo Movement: Workplace Sexual Assault

By |October 20th, 2017|Blog, Sexual Harassment|

On October 5, 2017, The New York Times published an investigative report discussing years of sexual assault allegations against Hollywood producer [...]