Overtime can be a great thing for employees, but it can turn into a nightmare if an employer does not follow Labor Laws when it comes to overtime pay. Here are the top common overtime mistakes made by employers in New York. Classifying employees as “exempt” when they are not. According to NY labor laws,…

In Daniel v. T&M Protection Resources, Inc., 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 7218 (2d Cir. Apr. 25, 2017), the Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a single racial epithet could be sufficient, by itself, to create a discriminatory hostile work environment under Title VII. The Second Circuit also confirmed that a court can consider…

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Watch this step-by-step presentation that will assist you in making wise decisions when purchasing a home.

The ADA treats drug/alcohol addiction very differently than it treats other disabilities.  While the law does not protect individuals who are currently using drugs and/or alcohol, the law does in fact protect employees with addictions who are in treatment and are no longer using drugs/alcohol. See D’Amico v. City of New York, 132 F.3d 145,…

People frequently ask me whether they can sue their former employer for discrimination even though the unemployment insurance board found that they were terminated “for cause” and thus denied them unemployment benefits. Fortunately, the answer in New York is “yes.” Pursuant to New York Labor Law § 623(2), determinations made by a Department of Labor…

Examples Of Disability Discrimination In The Workplace: Assigning a duty to a disabled person that they cannot do. Failing to provide a nearby parking space for a disabled worker. Failing to provide a reasonable accommodation such as a piece of equipment that is needed. Changing the position of a disabled person to a non-public facing…

Call our race discrimination hotline at (877) 275-3004. Our attorneys can help with no out of pocket cost to you. Law Office of Yuriy Moshes is here for you 24/7. We fight for the rights of employees in New York and New Jersey. We have the skills, resources and dedication to take on companies of…

If you own a small business and you think one or more of your employees may accuse you of sexual harassment, you need to consult an experienced employment law attorney that knowledgeable in employment discrimination defense matters. Protecting and preserving your business and reputation is your priority and our knowledgeable employment discrimination attorneys can help….

As most employers are aware, New York is an “employment-at- will” state. This means that without a contract (or collective bargaining agreement) restricting the reasons for termination, an employer has the right to discharge an employee at any time for any reason, even if that reason seems completely arbitrary and unfair. In fact, an employer may even terminate…

This video covers multiple aspects of the Family Medical Leave Act, such as; who is covered under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), what employees are entitled to under the FMLA, etc.

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