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What Are Your Employment Rights as Someone with A Disability?

Personal Injury News | January 4, 2022

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), it is highly illegal for an employer to discriminate against employees who have disabilities. New York human rights laws provide additional protections for these employees.  However, New York employers still commit discriminatory acts while making critical employment decisions, such as hiring, firing, and promoting. If you…

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What Does the Family Medical Leave Act Do?

Personal Injury News | January 4, 2022

There are certain life events that require all of our attention. The birth or adoption of a child, the development of a serious health condition, and care for seriously ill family members are examples of these situations. While employees may want to take time off from work to handle these matters, some employers deny leave…

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Potential Vehicle Damage After a Rear-End Collision

Personal Injury News | November 30, 2021

A rear-end collision occurs when one vehicle crashes into the back of another. This type of accident is relatively common in New York, and many people believe that they are minor. However, rear-end collisions can result in extensive vehicle damage that can be difficult to identify. If you are involved in a rear-end accident, it…

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Signs You’re Working in a Hostile Work Environment

Personal Injury News | November 30, 2021

Every person deserves to feel respected and secure while they are performing their jobs. Unfortunately, not all work environments are safe or welcoming. A hostile work environment can significantly impact your professional success, mental wellbeing, and overall health. Identifying a toxic work environment can be difficult, but there are telltale signs of hostility. What Is…

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Is It Illegal To Give A Bad Reference?

Personal Injury News | October 29, 2021

References from coworkers, supervisors, and past employers are a crucial part of the hiring process in New York. These conversations provide employers insight into an applicant’s performance, behavior, and achievements in the workplace. While many people choose references who would likely provide a good report, not all of them are positive. If a former employer…

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