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job applicant rights

As a job applicant, you have certain rights under federal and state laws. These laws protect you from discrimination in the hiring process and ensure that you are treated fairly. Here are some of the most important things to know about your rights as a job applicant: Protection Against Discrimination Federal and state laws prohibit […]

hairstyle discrimination

When it comes to hairstyle discrimination, there are a few things you should know. First and foremost, discrimination based on hairstyle is illegal in some places. This means that if you feel you were treated unfairly or harassed because of your hairstyle, you may have legal recourse. Additionally, it is important to be aware of […]

Do you have rights if your work is freelance? In New York City, the definition of “employee” is very broad. It can include not only traditional full-time and part-time workers, but also interns and other types of workers. This means that many people who think they are freelancers may be employees under the law. According […]

severance agreement

When you are terminated from your job, you might receive a severance agreement. These agreements are legal documents that outline the terms of your separation from the company. The severance agreement will likely include information about your final paycheck, benefits, and any other compensation you may be entitled to. What is a Severance Agreement? A […]

Judge grants Conditional Certification of Collective Action in the Eastern District of New York Encarnacion C. Moronta v. Kankeshwar, LLC. d/b/a Yankee Clipper Motor Inn, and Barry Patel, individually, Civil Case No.: 22-cv-01022 As previously reported on this website, in Encarnacion C. Moronta v. Kankeshwar, LLC. d/b/a Yankee Clipper Motor Inn, and Barry Patel, individually, […]

sexual harassment

There are many myths about sexual harassment. Some people believe that it is not a real problem, or that it only happens to women. Others think that sexual harassment is just harmless fun, or that it is only a problem in the workplace. The truth is that sexual harassment is a very real problem that […]

New Action filed in the Eastern District of New York Moronta v. Kankeshwar, LLC d/b/a Yankee Clipper Motor Inn, and Barry Patel, individually, Civil Case No.:22-cv-01022-JMA-SIL  On February 25, 2022, Plaintiff Moronta filed a lawsuit in the Eastern District of New York against KANKENSHWAR LLC d/b/a YANKEE CLIPPER MOTOR INN (“Yankee Clipper”), and BARRY PATEL, […]

Richards v. Empire Scaffolding Systems, Inc., and Demari Installations Corp., and Antonios Mamounas, individually, Civil Case No.: 21-cv-6638-VEC  As previously reported on this website, in Richards v. Empire Scaffolding Systems, Inc., and Demari Installations Corp., and Antonios Mamounas, individually, Civil Case No.: 21-cv-6638, on August 5, 2021, Lead Plaintiff, Mr. Richards, on behalf of himself, […]

reaction to harassment

Are you concerned that your immediate reaction to harassment could hinder your ability to file a complaint later? Don’t be. Many people find themselves in situations in which they had a neutral or positive reaction to someone saying or doing something offensive. It’s a normal and natural response. Many people don’t know what to say […]

arbitration agreements

When you’re starting a new job, there’s a lot of paperwork to sign. One of these documents is likely to be an arbitration agreement. But what is an arbitration agreement and should you sign it? An arbitration agreement is a contract between an employee and their employer. In the agreement, both parties agree to settle […]

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