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Harrassment attorneys in New York

James Cares of Hamburg, LLC, d/b/a James Mitsubishi Hamburg, and its parent company, James Auto Management, LLC (“James Mitsubishi Hamburg”), an auto dealership with locations in Rome and Greece, New York, agreed to pay $110,000.00 and provide other relief to settle a lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”). According to a lawsuit […]

On Sunday, November 13, 2020, a former aide to New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, accused him of sexual assault.  Lindsey Boylan, who served as Governor Cuomo’s deputy secretary with Empire State Development (New York State’s economic development agency within the Governor’s administration), and as a special adviser to the governor from March 2015 to October, […]

Is Your Boss Harassing You?

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Employment Law – Harassment by your Boss If you are harassed by a co-worker, you speak to your boss or the human resources department about it. But what if it’s your boss who is harassing you? You might not feel as comfortable speaking up and reporting it. It’s illegal for your supervisor anyone in your […]


Sexual Harassment Reporting If you’ve been harassed in the workplace but decided not to report the incident, you aren’t alone. It’s impossible to know exactly how common sexual harassment is because so many people fail to speak out. Even in workplace environments where people make safety and personal comfort a priority, sexual harassment goes underreported. […]

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Delayed Workplace Retaliation Laws exist to protect workers who voice concerns about workplace discrimination from retaliation. But for these laws to provide the protection they guarantee, workers need to recognize an action as retaliation. In most cases, retaliation will happen in direct response or shortly after a worker files a complaint, but this isn’t always […]

Employer Liability for Treatment of Employees by Customers Most jobs involve interaction with people other than your co-workers. Whether you work in an industry with customers or you are responsible for meeting the needs of clients, just about everyone with a job has to deal with people in one way or another. Customers and clients […]

The New York State Division of Human Rights (“NYSDHR”) released the final version of the new sexual harassment policy, along with training guidelines, on October 1, 2018 and the new, updated policy took effect on October 9, 2018. The final policy contains some changes from the earlier proposed version, most notable however, is that employers […]

Hostile Work Environment The workplace can be a tumultuous place where we must deal with demanding bosses, moody co-workers, and difficult customers or clients. The price employees pay for financial security is enough to give anyone a headache, but what happens when a not-so-pleasant situation turns into one that is downright hostile? What does it […]

Within the last six years, at least 1,000 New York State government employees have made sexual harassment complaints regarding incidents in the workplace. According to a recent Politico report, New York State taxpayers have paid at least $6.4 million for settlements connected to these complaints since 2012. This amount is comprised of 54 cases settled for a […]

Recent media coverage related to sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior in the workplace has lawmakers paying attention. Now, there are efforts underway to put an end to employers forcing employees to arbitrate matters related to sexual harassment out of court. For years, employers have built clauses into employment contracts requiring arbitration and other alternative dispute […]


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