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With the election right around the corner on Tuesday, November 3, many Americans are eager to cast their votes.  Before rushing to the polls, New Yorkers should be aware The State has once again amended Section 3-110 of the New York State Election Law.[i]  Employees are now entitled to only two hours of paid time […]

New York Labor and Employment Law

Judge grants Conditional Certification of Collective Action in the Southern District of New York Lara v. Broadway S/S Inc.; Case No.: 20-cv-05010-LGS On June 30, 2020, Lead Plaintiff, Mr. Lara, on behalf of himself, individually, and on behalf of all others similarly-situated, filed a collective action lawsuit in the United States District Court Southern District […]

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New Action filed in the Eastern District of New York Mena and La Bamba Bar Lounge Inc. v. Incorporated Village of Freeport and Joseph Madigan, individually, and Jonathan Smith, individually, and Robert T. Kennedy, individually, and Miguel Bermudez, individually, Civil Case No.: 19-cv-06255 On November 5, 2019, Plaintiff Mena and La Bamba Bar Lounge Inc., […]

Breads

New Action filed in the Eastern District of New York Mendez v. Mazzola Bakery, Inc., and Frank Caravello, individually, and Francesco Caravello, individually, and Josephine Messina, individually, Civil Case No.: 19-cv-05842 On October 16, 2019, Plaintiff Mendez, filed a lawsuit in the United States Eastern District Court of New York against MAZZOLA BAKERY, INC., and […]

Electrical Items

New Action filed in the Eastern District of New York Le v. Triza Electrical Corp., and Chris Triantafillou, individually and Abdessamad Elhaddad, individually, Civil Case No.: 19-cv-05134 On September 9, 2019, Plaintiff Le filed a lawsuit in the United States Eastern District Court of New York against TRIZA ELECTRICAL CORP., and CHRIS TRIANTAFILLOU, individually, and […]

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New Action filed in the Southern District of New York Gordon v. General Property Management Associates, Inc. Civil Case No.: 19-cv-08107 On August 29, 2019, Plaintiff Gordon filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court Southern District of New York against GENERAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES, INC. (“GPM”), and 124 WEST 24TH STREET CONDOMINIUM (“124”) […]

How NYC’s Anti-Discrimination Law Affects Gig Workers

Gig workers make up an increasing portion of today’s workforce. The COVID-19 pandemic has seen this type of work become even more popular. And although gig workers must still trade some of the benefits of a traditional workplace for the flexibility and freedom they enjoy, New York City is taking steps to provide these workers […]

On September 21, 2020, the New York-based 2nd Circuit United States Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit that claimed a tech company’s policy not to hire convicted felons had a discriminatory impact on Black applicants.   Plaintiffs George Mandala and Charles Barnett filed a lawsuit for a proposed class action against […]

Opioid Addiction

On August 5, 2020, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) produced new guidance on the applicability of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) to employees and the use of opioids, as well as documentation for healthcare providers to assist in advising patients on maintaining employment status while treating with opioids. The National Institute […]

Sick Leave

The New York Sick Leave Law, effective September 30, 2020, amends the New York Labor Law by adding Section 196-b, mandating that many New York employers provide paid sick leave (SB 7506B, Part J)[1].  Specifically, employees may start to accrue sick leave starting September 30, 2020, and may use the accrued sick leave starting January […]

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