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Esperanza v. Dyckman Bar, Corp. et al Case No.: 1:17-CV-08766

New Collective Action filed in the Southern District of New YorkEsperanza v. Dyckman Bar, Corp. et al Case No.: 1:17-CV-08766

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Workplace Retaliation: What You Need to Know

Despite laws in place to protect employees against discrimination and harassment in the workplace, there are still people who don’t report their experiences because they are afraid of what could happen to them.

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Help! I’m a Victim of Mental Harassment in the Workplace!

Most people understand that many forms of harassment are illegal in the workplace, but they might not be aware that laws regarding harassment might also apply to the mental or emotional variety.

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Gittens v. 7-Eleven, Inc. Docket No.: 2:17-CV-06378

New Class and Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New YorkGittens v. 7-Eleven, Inc. Docket No.: 2:17-CV-06378

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Chavez et al v. Morano Landscape Garden Designs, LTD. et al Case No.: 7:17-CV-08484

New Collective/ Class Action for Landscapers of Morano Landscape Garden Designs, Ltd. et al. Filed in the Southern District of New YorkChavez et al v. Morano Landscape Garden Designs, LTD. et a.l Case No.: 7:17-CV-08484

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Victim of Workplace Sexual Harassment? Don’t Quit Your Job!

Being harassed on the job is one of the worst things that can happen as an employee. When that harassment is sexual in nature, it can feel even worse. Your first instinct might be to give your notice and run in the other direction - completely understandable because nobody wants to feel victimized when they are trying to do their job.

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Kenroy Andre Brown v. Michael Della Vecchia & Son Inc. et al Case No.: 1:17-CV-06094

New Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New YorkKenroy Andre Brown v. Michael Della Vecchia & Son Inc. et al Case No.: 1:17-CV-06094

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New York Launches Human Rights Law Ad Campaign

In an effort to spread the word and educate employees about their protections under the city’s Human Rights Law, New York has launched a print advertising campaign concerning the law.

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Gerson Venitez v. Orfino’s Restaurant, Inc. Docket No.: 17-cv-7330

New Class Action filed in the Southern District of New YorkGerson Venitez v. Orfino’s Restaurant, Inc. Docket No.: 17-cv-7330

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Protecting Domestic Violence Victims of Discrimination in the Workplace

Domestic violence happens in the home, but it affects every aspect of a victim’s life. This is especially true when it comes to work.

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Five Things You Need to Know If It’s Your First Time in the Workforce

The start of your first job is one of the most exciting times in your life, but it can also be intimidating. It doesn’t matter what you’ve done to prepare or how qualified you are for the job, there’s still a lot that can go wrong.

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Lopez v. 1-800-Flowers.com, Inc. and 1-800-Flowers Team Services, Inc.

New Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New YorkLopez v. 1-800-Flowers.com, Inc. and 1-800-Flowers Team Services, Inc.Docket No.: 17-cv-05110

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Henry v. Prishtina Construction Designs, Inc.

New Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New YorkHenry v. Prishtina Construction Designs, Inc. Docket No.: 17-CV-5041

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Can You Be Fired for Something Your Spouse Does?

Many people have had at least one experience where something their spouse has done makes them cringe. It happens to the best of us, and sometimes we say the wrong thing or misjudge a social situation, even when we mean well.

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Will Future Employers Know You Filed an Employment Law Claim?

If your employer broke the law, you have a right to act. And in most cases, what you do in response is protected under the law. Your employer cannot retaliate against you for speaking out or for filing a lawsuit because you were discriminated against or harassed in the workplace.

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Employment and Service Animals

If a person has a disability, he or she might be eligible to bring a service animal into the workplace for assistance and support. Service animals are specially trained dogs that help people with emotional and physical disabilities.

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FMLA and Loss of a Child

FMLA is the Family Medical Leave Act. It allows employees with sick family members to take time away from work to care for the loved one without risk of losing their job. Now, a bill is in the works to amend the FMLA to allow parents to take up to 12 weeks away from their job to mourn the loss of a child – something that was not previously part of the law.

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New Law Brings End to Abusive Scheduling Practices

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and State Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito recently announced a new group of laws aimed at protecting low-wage earners in the city by ensuring scheduling and a variety of other rights.

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Pregnancy and the Workplace

Pregnancy is typically thought of as a happy occasion and telling co-workers you are pregnant might be one of the most exciting things you do after sharing the news with family and friends. Unfortunately for some women, though, the opposite is true. They dread telling their co-workers and employer they are pregnant and even today, live in fear their pregnancy will affect their career.

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How Do I Sue My Employer?

In an ideal world, we’re able to work for an employer who treats us with respect and provides us with reasonable compensation for the time and effort we put into our jobs. Many people enjoy this arrangement, but all too often, things go wrong in the workplace. Sometimes the issues are minor and easily resolved, but in other cases, the legal system must be called in to remedy the problem.

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