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 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.
March 6, 2018
Suffolk County Bill Sexual Harassment Work 2018

Will Suffolk County Bills Against Sexual Harassment Be Effective?

Two Suffolk County Bills have been passed to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. But will these bills protect the employee, or the employer? Learn more.
September 27, 2017

Alleged Sexual Harassment at NYC Eatery

Former General Manager of NYC Restaurant Sues Owner for Retaliation An employee who experiences sexual harassment often finds himself or herself the victim of retaliation. After complaining to management or human resources about the situation, instead of getting help resolving the problem, some people get fired or punished. Sexual harassment is illegal under federal, state and New York City laws. The Civil Rights Act of 1964, New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL) and New […]
August 7, 2017

Body Double Complained About Sexual Harassment and Got Fired

“Body Double” Sued Showtime for Retaliation Ashlynn Alexander filed a lawsuit in US District Court for the Southern District of New York on July 20, 2017, containing allegations of unlawful retaliation in the workplace. The complaint lists Showtime Pictures Development Company, Possible Productions Inc., and Travis Rehwaldt as the Defendants. Alexander claims that during her work as a body double on the set of the popular Showtime series “The Affair” Rehwaldt harassed her and then […]
March 20, 2017

Employees Seeking Unpaid Wages Filed a Class Action Lawsuit Against Babu Ji

New York City Restaurant Faces Allegations in Class Action Lawsuit Babu Ji, a well-known New York City eatery, is facing its second class action lawsuit alleging wage violations by the owners of the restaurant. The complaint filed in the Southern District of New York in September 2016 claims that Jennifer and Jessi Singh failed to pay minimum wages, stole tips from employees, violated rules about tip-credits, and did not provide proper wage notices to workers. […]