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Law Office of Yuriy Moshes Blog

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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Prevent Racial Discrimination in the Workplace Moshes Law PC
08Nov

How to Prevent Racial Discrimination in the Workplace: A Comprehensive Guide

Racial discrimination continues to persist in many workplaces, creating harmful environments for those who experience it. Understanding how to prevent racial discrimination in the workplace is crucial for fostering a safe and inclusive environment for everyone. In this article, we'll explore the importance of preventing racial discrimination, what it looks like, the legal framework in place, and practical strategies for both employers and employees to help prevent racism in the workplace. D...

Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Moshes Law PC
Nov

Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: A Comprehensive Guide

In today's evolving work environment, preventing sexual harassment in the workplace is of paramount importance. Sexual harassment can create an uncomfortable and unsafe environment for employees, leading to decreased productivity, morale, and job satisfaction. It's crucial for both employers and employees to understand what constitutes sexual harassment and what measures can be taken to prevent it.Do You Need Sexual Harassment Attorney?If you need legal help for something happening in your workp...

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07Nov

Navigating Disability Discrimination Laws: A Comprehensive Guide

Disability discrimination, particularly in the workplace, is a significant issue faced by many individuals today. Thankfully, there are strong federal and state disability discrimination laws established to protect individuals and promote fairness and equality. This article will explore these laws, employee rights, employer responsibilities, penalties for violations, and possible courses of action. Do You Need Disability Discrimination Attorney? If you need legal help for something happeni...

Sexual Harassment Attorney Moshes Law
06Nov

Laws Against Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Understanding Your Rights

Introduction Federal Sexual Harassment Law: Sexual harassment in the workplace is not only a grave issue, but it is also, unfortunately, a common occurrence. Understanding the laws against sexual harassment in the workplace, such as the Federal Sexual Harassment Law, is crucial for both employers and employees. This blog post aims to provide a comprehensive overview of these laws, focusing on federal and New York state legislation. Do You Need Sexual Harassment Attorney? If you need legal help ...

How to Settle Debt Due to Covid-19
07May

How to Settle Debt Due to Covid-19

With the recent COVID-19 outbreak affecting the health of every city and community worldwide, many people throughout the country are also struggling financially. Many have lost their jobs entirely or have suffered loss of income. Many businesses have lost their client-base and are struggling to stay afloat. Accordingly, even with the federal stimulus, debt is slowly creeping up on every single American in this country. This is especially true for New York and New York City, which is especially ...

Tips from an Attorney: How to Pick the Right Lawyer to Represent You in Court
05Jan

Tips from an Attorney: How to Pick the Right Lawyer to Represent You in Court

Attorney selection is the most important strategic decision that you will make over the course of your courtroom experience. The attorney you select not only helps guide the entire procession of the lawsuit moving forward, but is also your point of contact for the judge, the other attorneys, and the parties that you are suing (or, if you are unlucky, who are suing you). As a result, there is a lot riding on your decision. A good attorney can mean the difference between a major cou...

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27Jul

Southern District of New York Refuses to Enforce Restrictive Covenants Against Former Employees

The Southern District of New York recently denied Document Technologies, Inc.’s (“DTI”) motion for a preliminary injunction to enforce restrictive covenants against four former employees as well as against a competitor, LDiscovery, who hired the four former employees. See In re Document Techs. Litig., No. 17-cv-2405, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 104811 (S.D.N.Y. July 5, 2017). In this case, DTI alleged that the former employees (“Individual Defendants”) conspired with LDiscovery to misappropriate th...

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02May

New York Court Finds There is No Expectation of Privacy in Employer-Owned Email Account

In Peerenboom v. Marvel Entertainment, LLC, 2017 NY Slip Op 01981 (1st Dep’t March 16, 2017), the New York Appellate Division, First Department, held that an employee did not have a reasonable expectation of privacy in his employer-owned email account and, therefore, any emails exchanged with his personal attorney through this email system were not protected by attorney-client privilege. For the same reason, the First Department found that any emails exchanged with his wife through the same emai...

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02Mar

Second Circuit Holds that Pre-Litigation Offer of Reinstatement Should Not Have Been Admitted into Evidence in Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

In Sheng v. M&TBank Corp., 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 1912 (2d Cir. Feb. 2, 2017), the Second Circuit Court of Appeals held that the District Court erred in permitting the admission of an employer’s offer of reinstatement because the offer was, as a matter of law, not unconditional.  In this case, the plaintiff was working remotely in Los Angeles as Team Lead for the defendant’s New York office through the defendant’s Alternative Work Arrangement policy.  While working remotely, the pla...

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01Feb

Unlawful Retaliation Against Employees Who Raise Health and Safety Issues or Report Work-Related Injuries

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (“OSH Act”), employers are responsible for providing safe and healthy workplaces for their employees. Section 11(c) of the OSH Act, which is enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”), prohibits retaliation against employees for exercising a wide range of rights afforded to them by the OSH Act, including but not limited to: * communicating orally or in writing with management personnel about occupational safety or ...