Freelancing Isn’t Free – New York City Council Passes Ordinance To Protect Freelance Workers

Cases involving unpaid or underpaid wages make up a significant portion of the employment lawyer’s caseload.  The federal Fair Labor Standards Act requires payment of minimum wage and overtime or most employees.  New York State’s Labor Law also provides strong

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Women’s Equality Agenda Expands Protection For Women In The Workplace – Part V

This is the fifth and final entry in a series of articles on the employment protections that are now law as part of the Women’s Equality Agenda, a series of eight bills signed by Governor Cuomo on October 21, 2015.

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Women’s Equality Agenda Expands Protection For Women In The Workplace – Part IV

This is the fourth in a series of articles on the employment protections that are now law as part of the Women’s Equality Agenda, a series of eight bills signed by Governor Cuomo on October 21, 2015. Part I may

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Women’s Equality Agenda Expands Protection For Women In The Workplace – Part III

This is the third in a series of articles on the employment protections that are now law as part of the Women’s Equality Agenda, a series of eight bills signed by Governor Cuomo on October 21, 2015. Part I may

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Women’s Equality Agenda Expands Protection For Women In The Workplace – Part II

This is the second in a series of articles on the employment protections that are now law as part of the Women’s Equality Agenda, a series of eight bills signed by Governor Cuomo on October 21, 2015. Part I may

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Women’s Equality Agenda Expands Protection For Women In The Workplace – Part I

Today New York State Andrew Cuomo signed a package of eight bills which comprise the Women’s Equality Agenda. The bills all have the purpose of advancing women’s rights in the State of New York. The act contains several provisions that

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Will Other Workers Get a Fair Shake Like Tom Brady?

Earlier this week Federal District Judge Richard Berman vacated NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s arbitration award that upheld a suspension of New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady for four regular season games.  The NFL had suspended Brady due to his alleged

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