Employment Law

October 24, 2018
Attorneys Discrimination Family Medical Leave FMLA

Examples of Retaliation for Taking Family Medical Leave (FMLA)

Is your employer retaliating against you for requesting or taking family or medical leave (FMLA)? Contact our New York Employment Attorneys today.
July 30, 2018
Wrongful Termination Attorney New York

What May Constitute Wrongful Termination?

Do you believe you've been wrongfully or illegally fired from your job? Here's a comprehensive breakdown of what may be considered unlawful termination.
June 1, 2018
Discrimination Having Family

New York Laws | Discrimination Based On Family Status

New York employers sometimes discriminate against employees for having a family. Is it illegal in New York for an employer to discriminate against or punish an employee for family responsibilities? What can you do to protect your career when it's in jeopardy simply because you're a parent or caregiver? Learn more.
May 9, 2018
Illegal Tip Pooling New York

When Is Tip Pooling In New York Considered Illegal?

"Tip pooling" is when food service workers who directly receive tips (such as waiters, waitresses) share their tips with service employees who are not directly tipped (such as food runners, bussers). But tip pooling can be illegal. Is your employer engaging in unlawful tip pooling? Here's how to know.
May 4, 2018
Discrimination Mental Disability New York

Is Discrimination Against Workers With Mental Disabilities On The Rise?

A Case Of Discrimination Based On Mental Disability Until 2013, Nola Smith was a registered nurse at the Medical Surgical Department of North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, now known as Northwell Health. She started work at Forest Hills Hospital, which is now part of the North-Shore-Long Island system, in 2008. Nola suffered from anxiety and panic attacks, for which she was prescribed medication. She negotiated a “flex” schedule with the hospital, consisting of no […]
March 29, 2018
Leeds Brown Law, P.C.

Leeds Brown Law, A Sponsor Of Hofstra Law’s “Distinguished Alumni on the Bench” Event

On March 19th, 2018, members of Leeds Brown Law, P.C., attended a reception, partially sponsored by the firm, at the Hofstra University Club.
March 9, 2018
Suffolk County Bill Sexual Harassment Work 2018

Lawsuit Against The Weinstein Companies Resolves To Protect And Compensate Victims

The Weinstein Company wants to sell, but New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is demanding that any deal made increases the settlement funds available to victims for compensation. As an example, in a recently proposed sale, the estimated amount of the victim’s compensation fund was $90 million.