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paternity leave

The first thing to understand is that paternity leave is different from parental leave. Paternity leave is time a father takes away from work to bond with his new child. It can be used for biological or adopted children. It is similar to maternity leave but lacks the medical component since the father won’t be […]

sexually harassed

Working from home removes a lot of the frustration and nuisances that come with working in an office. Not only can it be more comfortable, but it also means you won’t need to work as hard to get along with people with whom you might not see eye-to-eye. But remote work doesn’t remove all risk […]

Hernandez v. El Bandido Restaurant Inc., d/b/a El Bandido Mexican Restaurant & Lounge, and Estate of Santiago M. Tello, individually, and Angelica Tello, individually, Civil Case No.: 22-cv-00927-KMK-JCM  As previously reported on this website, in Hernandez v. El Bandido Restaurant Inc., d/b/a El Bandido Mexican Restaurant & Lounge, and Estate of Santiago M. Tello, individually, […]

report harassment

Harassment in the workplace is a serious issue that harms both the victim and the company. Harassment affects thousands of employees every day, but we only ever hear about a few of these cases. Many fail to ever speak up due to their fear of retaliation or retribution. Others worry nobody will believe them. Some […]

Wages

Lopez De Rosario et al. v. Elite Airline Linen of New York, Inc. et al., Case No :20-cv-02182-EK-JRC Firm Secures Judgment in the amount of $115,000.00 – Wage & Hour Violations – Firm represented three former employees against Elite Airline Linen of New York, Inc., d/b/a Royal Airline Linen of New York Inc., and Sandofresh […]

Am I a Victim of Lactation Discrimination?

lactation discrimination

Workplace lactation discrimination is a type of sex discrimination that occurs when an employer treats a woman unfavorably because she is breastfeeding. The law protects women from discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including breastfeeding. There are a few key things to look for that may indicate that you are a victim […]

In New York City, gone are the days where, in their advertising, employers could hide salary requirements for positions either internally or externally.  On May 15, 2022, the City Council’s amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”), otherwise known as the “Salary Transparency Law,” takes effect.  This new amendment to the NYCHRL […]

New Action filed in the Southern District of New York Hernadnez v. El Bandido Restaurant Inc., d/b/a El Bandido Mexican Restaurant & Lounge, and Estate of Santiago M. Tello, individually, and Angelica Tello, individually, Civil Case No.:22-cv-00927-KMK-JMC  On February 2, 2022, Plaintiff Hernandez filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of New York against EL […]

New Action filed in the Supreme Court of the State of New York County of New York  Cadogan v. Alba Carting & Demolition Inc., and Alba Services Inc., and Caledonia Carting Services Inc., Index No.:160480/2021  On November 18, 2021, Plaintiff Cadogan filed a lawsuit in the Supreme Court of the State of New York County […]

Ametepe et al. v. Peak Time Parking, Corp.; et al. Docket No: 18-cv-5384(SDA) $155,000.00 – Wage & Hour Violations – Firm represented three former employees against Peak Time Parking, Corp. three corporations that operate along with an undetermined, but significant number, of other corporations as a single entity in the business of operating parking garages […]

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