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Can My Boss Video Record Me at Work?

can my boss video record me at work

As an employee in New York, it’s important to know your rights regarding workplace surveillance. With the increasing use of technology for monitoring and recording employees, many individuals have concerns about their privacy. One question that often arises is whether your boss can video record you at work without your consent. Here’s what employees should […]

Is ADHD a Workplace Disability?

is ADHD a workplace disability

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects millions of individuals worldwide. It is often associated with difficulty in organizing, prioritizing, and completing tasks. People with ADHD struggle with focus and can have difficulty following through with instructions or staying on task. If you’re affected by the disorder, knowing your rights as an employee in New York […]

can i use a service animal at work

Service animals are an essential aspect of the lives of many people with disabilities. They rely on these trained animals to go about their daily lives. While the law offers protection for individuals who require the use of service animals, many people still have questions about their rights. This includes whether or not they can […]

what is religious discrimination in the workplace

Workplace religious discrimination occurs when an employee faces negative treatment such as the denial of promotions, or unfair job termination due to their religion. It also includes the inability to participate in one’s religious observances. Unfortunately, some employers still exhibit religious intolerance in the workplace. And just as unfortunate, many employees who face this type […]

On the heels of the Federal Trade Commission proposing rules that would lead to the prohibition of most non-competes, New York State has begun to push for its own regulations that would also broadly prohibit non-compete agreements as well.  Neither regulation regarding non-competes has been officially enacted yet, in fact, they still must make it […]

sexual harassment

Sexual Harassment & Violation of the New York Labor Law Firm represented a represented a collective group of former employees against their former employer for egregious hostile work environment sexual harassment, as well as retaliation, in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended (“Title VII”) and the New York […]

can i be turned down for a job if i'm pregnant

The idea of starting a family can be exciting, but it can also be a source of worry. This is, unfortunately, especially true for women when it comes to their careers. Does pregnancy affect your job opportunities? It shouldn’t, but this is not always the case for everyone. If you are currently pregnant and seeking […]

do workplace dress codes violate employee rights

Many people who must abide by a dress code at work have questions. Do they violate employee rights? Employers have varying opinions on what is appropriate. Many companies enforce a dress code to some degree. Some require uniforms. Others require employee-supplied shirts of a certain color or just restrict them from wearing certain items. Dress […]

Employees often wonder if they have a claim when their accumulated paid time off is not paid out to them at the time of their termination of employment.  According to the New York Labor Law and case history from New York courts, unused paid time off, which may be labeled as paid sick time or […]

Firm represented a collective group of former employees against their former employer for egregious hostile work environment and race discrimination, collectively of unlawful practices in violation of Section 1981 of Title 42 of the Unites States Code, retaliation in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 , as amended, and the […]

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