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Can an Employer Force You to Accept Legal Responsibility for Actions on the Job?

Have you been asked by your employer to sign a contract or take action that you believe might break the law? Here’s what you should know:

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Is it Ever OK to Complain about Your Supervisor?

Gathering around the water cooler and “venting” about nasty bosses or unreasonable supervisors is an age-old tradition. Unfortunately, it is one that can get you into a bind and ruin your professional relationships. As tempting as it might be to complain about your boss to co-workers or anyone else in your company, you should avoid it at all costs. Never say anything about your boss that you would not say to his or her face (the exception to this is perhaps your spouse or close friends outside of work. Vent all you want at home!)

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Tip for Planning Your Office Holiday Party

It’s that time of year – the time when there seems to be a different social event every evening. In addition to getting together with friends and loved ones this holiday season, you will likely attend an office holiday party.

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What are Your Employment Rights as a Service Member?

What are Your Employment Rights as a Service Member?As a member of the United States military, you have earned certain employment rights and job protections not afforded to non-military members. These rights and protections are covered under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). The laws within this act were designed to ensure individuals that are called to service do not lose their jobs while serving; and the law prevents discrimination based on past and present military service of applicants and employees.

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New York Employment Law - What is the ADA and How Does It Affect You?

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a law passed to protect the rights of people with disabilities. Part of the law covers discrimination in the workplace. The law ensures that if a disabled person is otherwise qualified to perform a job, an employer with 15 or more employees is legally obligated to make a reasonable accommodation for that employee.

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Laura Indelicato v. Catholic Health System of Long Island, Inc., et al., Case No. 14-cv-06522

New Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New YorkLaura Indelicato v. Catholic Health System of Long Island, Inc., et al., Case No. 14-cv-06522

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Andrew Zaglas v. Chop Shop Restaurant (Hudson’s Mill), Case No. 14-cv-6417

New Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New YorkAndrew Zaglas v. Chop Shop Restaurant (Hudson’s Mill), Case No. 14-cv-6417

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Jason Vasquez v. Airwair International, Ltd. (Doc Martens,) et al., Case No. 14-cv-8304

New Collective Action filed in the Southern District of New YorkJason Vasquez v. Airwair International, Ltd. (Doc Martens,) et al., Case No. 14-cv-8304

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Otilio Rivera, et al. v. H & F Athletics, Inc., et al., Case No. 14-cv-5993

New Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New York

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Miguel Palacios v. Blue Star Meat Corp., et al., Case No. 14-cv-7765

New Collective Action filed in the Southern District of New York

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Juan Robles v. NY Community Financial, LLC, et al., Case No. 14-cv-5835

New Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New York

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Israel Martinez v. M. & A. Interior Painting & Tiling, Inc., et al., Case No. 14-cv-8047

New Collective Action filed in the Southern District of New York

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Edwin Pacheco, et al. v. The Beverage Works NY, Inc., et al., Case No. 14-cv-5763

New Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New York

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Altaf Chowdhury v. Peter Luger, Inc., et al., Case No. 14-cv-5880

New Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New York

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Am I Legally Required to Give Two Weeks Notice to My Employer if I Resign?

The simple answer to this question is “no, you are not.” In most situations, giving your employer two weeks notice that you no longer want to work for them is nothing more than a professional courtesy. However, there are exceptions to this and for some employees a certain notification period is legally required.

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What Does “Employment at Will” Mean?

Chances are you’ve heard the term, “employment at will,” or seen it written in an employee handbook or on a job application at one time or another. Knowing what it means can help you understand your rights and know when you are eligible to take legal action against an employer.

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Andres Duran v. Amesly Realty Management Corp., et al., Case No. 14-cv-5785

New Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New York

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Glen Bernard v. PSCH, Inc., et al., Case No. 14-cv-5008

New Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New York

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Jorge Ramos Valdez v. H & S Restaurant Operations, Inc., et al., Case No. 14-cv-4701

New Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New York

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Josue Vega v. Trinity Realty Corp., et al., Case No. 14-cv-7417

New Collective Action filed in the Southern District of New York

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