woman dealing with workplace harassment

In Focus: Nonsexual Harassment in the Workplace

While sexual harassment in the workplace remains a pervasive problem in New York and across the nation, nonsexual harassment is another type of unlawful discrimination under federal, state, and local law. Ultimately, the best way for employees to fight back against discrimination and harassment is to consult with an experienced employment...

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In Focus: New York State’s New Paid Leave Law

New York State’s new paid sick leave law became effective on September 30, 2020. While two jurisdictions in the state, New York City and Westchester County, have already mandated paid sick leave, all employees in New York are entitled to this leave. The best way for employers and employees to understand...

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workplace during COVID-19

EEOC Updates COVID-19 Guidance

In September, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its guidance on COVID-19 and the workplace. The update provides answers to common questions about returning employees and federal equal employment opportunity laws. If you have concerns about your employment rights during what some are calling the “new normal,” talk to...

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