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General Employment Law

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

pregnancy discrimination

Here’s what to know about pregnancy discrimination. If you’re pregnant, congratulations! This is an exciting time in your life. But along with the joy of expecting a new baby comes a lot of uncertainty – especially when it comes to your rights at work. There are federal and state laws in place to protect workers […]

Bronx-based plumbing and heating supplies

Judge grants Conditional Certification of Collective Action in the Southern District of New York Roman v. Jasco Plumbing & Heating Supply, Inc., and Jeffrey Bass, individually, and Matthew Bass, individually, Case No.: 21-cv-4030-GHW  As previously reported on this website, in Roman v. Jasco Plumbing & Heating Supply, Inc., and Jeffrey Bass, individually, and Matthew Bass, […]

What is New York’s HERO Act?

HERO Act

The HERO Act passed in New York State in May 2021. According to the law, employers must comply with certain workplace and safety obligations related to COVID-19 and other health issues. The Act features multiple parts. Under part 1, all private employers must adopt a health and safety plan to protect employees when there is […]

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