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Employer Responsibility to Correct Workplace Harassment

Employment Law News | January 11, 2021

No one deserves to face harassment in the workplace. If you notify your employer that you are experiencing harassment or another form or discrimination, he or she has a responsibility to correct the issue. Not all employers protect the interests of workers who experience harassment, however. If your employer ignores your request for help, you…

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Is Overtime Pay Required After 40 or 8 Hours?

Employment Law News | January 4, 2021

New York employers must adhere to specific wage and hour laws, especially laws surrounding overtime pay. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes guidelines for employers on how to calculate overtime based on the wages that each employee earns. Both salaried employees and hourly employees are eligible for overtime pay in certain circumstances. Federal Policies:…

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How to Help Your Lawyer with Your Personal Injury Claim

Personal Injury News | November 30, 2020

Personal injury lawsuits can be very complex, and many mistakes can prevent you from seeking full and fair compensation. When filing a personal injury claim, take these steps to help your attorney achieve the results you need. Don’t Talk About Your Case with Anyone but Your Attorney You should never speak to anyone except your…

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What are Legal Time Rounding Practices in New York State?

Personal Injury News | November 16, 2020

Under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA), all employers must pay their employees for every hour they work. If you are an hourly employee, however, you may not always leave on the hour or arrive on the hour. In these situations, your employer must ensure that they follow time rounding guidelines to comply with…

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Is There a Time Limit for Sexual Harassment Claims in NY?

Personal Injury News | October 29, 2020

Sexual harassment in the workplace can cause significant emotional distress, create hostile working environments, and threaten employees’ livelihoods. If you experience harassment at your New York job, you may wonder what your legal options are. The truth is that you have multiple avenues to justice available to you, but you will need to file your…

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