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Top 3 Questions about Breaks and Workday Hours

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Employment Breaks and Workday Hours

Workers in New York City are protected by employment laws that address work hours and breaks during the workday. Some employees are legally entitled to breaks and in some cases, those breaks must be a specific length of time.

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New York’s Laws Protecting Job Safety for Domestic Violence Survivors

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New York Job Safety for Domestic Violence Survivors

New York recently implemented additional job protection for survivors of domestic violence.

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New York Employment Law in the Age of COVID-19

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COVID-19 is changing employment law

Over the last two months, the COVID-19 pandemic has tremendously impacted life as we know it. In particular, the pandemic has caused economic uncertainty and has forced state governments to issue stay-at-home orders, forcing businesses to furlough and/or lay off millions of employees.

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3 Questions about Workplace Surveillance

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Employment Law and Workplace Surveillance

Everyone is entitled to a certain level of privacy, but a reasonable expectation of privacy varies based on where you are and what you are doing. For instance, what’s reasonable in your own home is different from when you are riding a public bus or sitting in a restaurant.

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Dressing the Part: Can Your Employer Charge You for Your Uniform?

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Many employers require employees to wear a uniform when they are on the clock. In some cases, the uniform is supplied free of charge, but some employers want to charge employees for their uniforms.

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Are Employees Legally Entitled to Meal Breaks?

Most of us can imagine it in our heads – construction workers sitting on the side of the road digging into their lunch pails, or people in business suits heading out to grab a bite of something nearby, enjoying the sun before returning to finish the workday.

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How to Deal with Bullying in the Workplace

Inappropriate behavior in the workplace has been a hot topic in the news lately, but calling attention to the trend can only go so far when it comes to your own personal situation.

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Am I Legally Entitled to a Lunch Break?

Breaks are often a contested issue in the workplace – so much so that many states have created laws governing how employers must schedule employees. Many employee unions also make breaks a priority when negotiating their contracts. What do you need to know about lunch breaks and other breaks throughout your work day?

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