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Protecting Private Information in the Workplace

Employees often fail to consider the access given to employers regarding their personal information. As employees, we allow employers access to medical information, financial information, identifying information… even information about our spouses and children. We use the bathroom and possibly change clothing, and might even discuss personal issues, all the while assuming our privacy is protected. Unfortunately, this is not always the case.

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Sidy Diawara v. XPO Logistics Worldwide, Inc. and Ralph Wheaty Case No: 1:16-cv-03443

New Collective Action filed in the Southern District of New YorkSidy Diawara v. XPO Logistics Worldwide, Inc. and Ralph Wheaty Case No: 1:16-cv-03443

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Keith Rozelle Taylor v. Western Beef Retail and Peter Castellana III and Timothy Kellar, Case No: 2:16-CV-02103 (ADS) (SIL)

New Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New YorkKeith Rozelle Taylor v. Western Beef Retail and Peter Castellana III and Timothy Kellar, Case No: 2:16-CV-02103 (ADS) (SIL).

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Alejandro Hernandez and Victor Guzman v. OMG Taco Corp. II, Mohamed Alhidami and Sam Kaplan, Case No: 1:16-cv-02262 (NGG) (JO).

New Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New YorkAlejandro Hernandez and Victor Guzman v. OMG Taco Corp. II, Mohamed Alhidami and Sam Kaplan, Case No: 1:16-cv-02262 (NGG) (JO).

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What Does the Law Say about Religion in the Workplace?

The First Amendment ensures Americans are free to practice whichever religion they choose and not be forced to worship according to the government, but this does not give everyone the freedom to do anything they want regarding religious practices.

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Can My Employer Discipline Me Because of My Social Media Use?

Social media continues to increase in popularity, and it seems every day there is a new platform that allow users to interact with one another in various ways. The use of social media is so prevalent that even those who don’t consider themselves tech-savvy or on top of the latest internet trends are using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other options to stay in touch with friends around the world.

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Gina Amador v. CILS, LTD d/b/a Club International Limousine and Dennis Pettrucci Case No: 16-CV-01733

New Collective Action filed in the Southern District of New YorkGina Amador v. CILS, LTD d/b/a Club International Limousine and Dennis Pettrucci  Case No: 16-CV-01733

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Genaro Menese Aguilar v. Trolio Landscaping, Inc. and Frank Trolio Case No: 16-02230

New Collective Action filed in the Southern District of New YorkGenaro Menese Aguilar v. Trolio Landscaping, Inc. and Frank Trolio,  Case No: 16-02230

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Employee Rights and Alcoholism

These days, many employers forbid employees drinking alcohol on the job or drinking excessively before coming to work. Unfortunately, if you suffer from alcoholism and you are unable to control your drinking, you face a number of risks and it could affect your job performance.

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Thinking of Blowing the Whistle on Your Employer? Know Your Rights!

Discovering your employer’s wrongdoing can be a tough position in which to find yourself. As much as you might want to protect your employer, you may feel that you have a moral obligation to report wrongdoing. On the other hand, if you are disgruntled and feel you have been mistreated as an employee, you might be eager to blow the whistle, but you should first consider the consequences.

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What Does the Law Say about Workplace Romance?

It’s no surprise romance blossoms in the workplace all the time. After all, co-workers spend a great deal of time with one another and share experiences that bond them. Most people have connected with co-workers and consider at least a few of the people they see on a daily basis friends, so it only makes sense that some of these friendships would become romantic.

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Sexual Orientation and Your Job

There are federal and state laws protecting employees from discrimination in the workplace and these laws apply to sexual orientation. No matter what your sexual orientation, you are legally entitled to be protected from harassment or differential treatment. You might be further protected by specific company policies regarding sexual orientation, too.

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Martin Then v. Elvir Vusanjin d/b/a Arturo’s Pizzeria Case No: 16-CV-00572

New Collective Action filed in the Southern District of New York

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Shari Tepperman v. J&S Kidswear, Inc., d/b/a Denny’s Childrenswear, Case No: 15-CV-07113

New Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New York vs. Denny’s Childrenswear

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Rolphy Ramirez v. Destination Chic Interiors LTD., and David Tawil, Case No: 15-CV-07366

New Collective Employment Law Action filed in the Eastern District of New York

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Leonardo Mejia and Ricardo Garcia v. Blue Bay Enterprises LLC, and Michael Krikorian, Case No: 16-CV-00678

New Collective Action filed in the District of New Jersey

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Danual Martin v. Armonk Limousine Car Service Inc., and Rafael Ruiz, Case No: 15-CV-09789

New Collective Action filed in the Southern District of New York

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Mhamed Ata v. St. George Treats, Inc. and Rammon Kamal, Case No: 16-CV00563

New Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New York

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Yunior Aquino v. Fort Washington Auto Body Corp and Thomas Surdak, Case No.: 16-CV-00390

Collective Action filed in the Southern District of New York

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Employment Benefits You Might Gain Access to in 2016

Businesses are always looking for new ways to attract and keep the best employees in their industry and benefits are one of the most powerful tools they have available. The New Year brings new trends and benefits, and if you are lucky, your employer will offer one or more ways to boost your loyalty to the company.

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