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Law Office of Yuriy Moshes P.C. blog is a law firm blog for up to date content. Check back here often for news, legal developments and tips. We look forward to hearing from you and thanks for reading our blog. We welcome suggestions on topics you would like featured in the blog. Whether you are another lawyer, a current or past client, we look forward to a nice dialogue about today’s legal trends. We aim to update our blog on a weekly basis, and check out our Facebook page for legal tips of the day.

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how does unemployment work in ny
10Apr

How Does Unemployment Work in New York? [2020 Update]

April 10, 2020 If you have suffered unlawful termination in the workplace, you can begin to protect your rights by arranging a workplace discrimination lawyer free consultation about the incident. As experienced employment lawyers, we can share our knowledge. If you need to apply for unemployment in NY follow these steps: Sign in with your NY.GOV ID. Follow the instructions to file a claim. Submit your application. The Department of Labor will evaluate your claim for UI benefits and...

New York City Bans Pre-Employment Drug Testing for Marijuana, THC
07Nov

New York City Bans Pre-Employment Drug Testing for Marijuana, THC

The days when New York employers could request employees to undergo drug testing for marijuana and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are now gone. According to the updates of the New York City Human Rights Law, New York pre-employment drug testing is prohibited. If a prospective employer requests such a test from you, he or she is conducting a discriminatory practice. In such a case, it is wise to consult a New York employment attorney to help you determine if your prospective employer’s requests are l...

Racial Discrimination in the Workplace Examples
20Oct

Racial Discrimination in the Workplace Examples

New York is a big city where people from all around the world make a wonderful melting pot of cultures and diversity. You would think that respecting each other’s rights is the norm here, and that’s the truth in most cases, yet discrimination is still omnipresent. When discrimination is present in everyday life, you can expect it in the workplace as well. From our experience as New York employment lawyers, we know that racial discrimination in the workplace is more present than many people assu...

10 Examples of Disability Discrimination in the Workplace
27Sep

10 Examples of Disability Discrimination in the Workplace

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects Americans against disability discrimination in the workplace cases. It protects you against any kind of past, current, or perceived disability on a federal level. ADA defines disability as any of the following: Any physical or mental impairment that substantially limits any of the major life activities, such as talking, seeing, listening, working, walking, caring for yourself, and so on (current disability) Having a record of such an impai...

FMLA Violations by Employers (FMLA Interference)
05Sep

FMLA Violations by Employers (FMLA Interference)

If you have faced illness and needed to take some time out of work, then you are likely familiar with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) by now. Nothing is easy during times when life-altering illnesses strike, hence the US laws provide protection. In most cases, this means that your employer cannot ask you to perform anything during the leave or reinstate you to a lesser position due to the absence. New York FMLA Lawyers Free Consultation [contact-form-7 id="330" title="Get a Free Consulta...

Contingency Lawyer for Employment
18Aug

Contingency Lawyer for Employment

Some disputes with employers and coworkers can be resolved with better communication, but some require difficult negotiations or filing a lawsuit. When times call for that, you’ll need an employment lawyer to help you get monetary compensation or other justice for the violations you have suffered. New York Contingency Lawyer for Employment Free Consultation [contact-form-7 id="330" title="Get a Free Consultation From Expert Lawyers!"] Many people restrain from fighting for their rights because h...

Legal Consequences of Cyberbullying
29Jul

Legal Consequences of Cyberbullying

You may have considered cyberbullying to be only a teenage problem, but it is not. People of all ages from all around the world suffer from cyberbullying. Since a whole lot of our lives has moved to the online world, so has bullying. Cyberbullying is bullying that occurs through electronic devices, including smartphones, tablets, computers, and others. It may involve harassment on social media, through email, SMS or messaging platforms, or any other place online. As long as it is bullying and i...

Color Discrimination
02Jul

Color Discrimination

Have you or a loved one been discriminated against based on the color of your skin in New York? If so, it is time to speak up and fight for your rights! The days when unfair treatment based on such irrational criteria have to end once and for all. Our country has laws that protect you from color discrimination as well as institutions that enforce these laws. But before reaching out to them, you should consult a New York color discrimination lawyer to help you determine if your case meets the req...

Disability Discrimination Examples
10Jun

Disability Discrimination Examples

Disabled persons belong in the workforce too. Federal and State laws grant them the same rights and privileges the non-disabled workers have and, on some occasions, enhance these privileges in order to level the playing field for disabled and non-disabled employees. Yet, some employers and coworkers do not respect disabled workers and even discriminate against them. Many disabled workers cannot recognize the discrimination they may be experiencing. That’s why we created this article - to present...

Hostile Work Environment Examples
23May

Hostile Work Environment Examples

We have discussed already what a hostile work environment is, but that was just the theory. Now we want to provide you with a number of hostile work environment examples to give you a better idea of what it really is and to help you determine yourself whether you have been a victim or a witness of one. If you find that something similar has happened to you, talk to an employment lawyer to ensure that it really was illegal harassment. If your lawyer’s advice is that your rights and freedoms have ...