September 25, 2018
NY Documentation Reporting Harassment Discrimination

The Importance of Proper Documentation of Complaints to Employer as Well as Holding on to Evidence of Discrimination/Harassment

Why you should consider reporting instances of discrimination, harassment, etc., to your employer and maintain copies of your complaints if possible.
September 21, 2018
Illegal Deductions Paycheck New York

Examples of Illegal Deductions From Wages

Employers oftentimes illegally deduct money from workers' wages. Here are some examples of what's considered "wage theft" by an employer.
September 4, 2018
Minimum Wage NYS NYC

Is My Employer Paying Me Enough?

The Minimum Wage in NYS, contrary to what some may believe, is not one rate that applies to all workers across the board but is dependent on these factors.
August 30, 2018
Renaissance Hotel Westchester Alleged Unpaid Tips

VELASQUEZ v. SUNSTONE RED OAK, LLC d/b/a RENAISSANCE WESTCHESTER HOTEL

Judge certifies class action for service workers (waiters, servers, bartenders) at Renaissance Westchester Hotel dating back to 2010 for alleged withheld gratuities and tips.
August 24, 2018

My School Board Is Requesting a 913 Exam. Should I Be Concerned?

Are you a teacher in NY being asked to undergo a 913 exam? Are you worried for your career? Learn why you may want to consult an employment attorney.
August 17, 2018
NYC NY Sexual Harassment Laws

Contractors Now Protected Under NYC & NYS Law From Workplace Sexual Harassment

Are You An Independent Contractor In NYC Facing Sexual Harassment? Independent contractors such as consultants, suppliers, freelancers, and vendors work more autonomously than employees, generally setting their own fees/rates as well as their own schedules. Employees and independent contractors were protected differently under the law when it came to employment-related matters involving sexual harassment claims. Repercussions of the #MeToo movement has lawmakers reconsidering independent contractors and their protections against workplace sexual harassment. On May 9th, […]
August 14, 2018
Lululemon

Gathmann-Landini v. Lululemon USA Inc.

Pending Collective Action Against Lululemon For Alleged Illegal Pay Practices On Aug. 13, 2018, Magistrate Judge Anne Y. Shields certified two groups of Lululemon workers dating back to Aug. 27, 2013, allowing the case to proceed as a collective action. The Eastern District of New York judge issued a report and recommendation that would authorize the case to proceed on behalf of similarly situated individuals that were not compensated for certain work they performed on […]