An amendment to New York’s labor law that’s intended to expand the state Department of Labor’s ability to field worker complaints will also entitle more people to protections regarding the frequency and method by which they’re paid, attorneys toldLaw360. Salary threshold is a well-known element of wage and hour law that affects whether someone is
“Do Not Darken My Door” clauses force employees who settle discrimination or harassment cases to agree to never again apply for work with that employer. You can learn more @ https://www.facebook.com/NELANewYork/videos/do-not-darken-my-door-clauses-force-employees-who-settle-discrimination-or-haras/170822762597822/.
On October 28th, former staff-attorney, Kisshia Simmons-Grant, filed a lawsuit against Quinn Emanuel in New York City alleging race discrimination. Ms. Simmons-Grant worked for the law firm from November, 2006 to August, 2010, as part of a group of 20-25 staff attorneys. The group was paid on an hourly basis, and Ms. Simmons-Grant claims that they were
he New York Wage Theft Prevention Act (the “Act”), in effect April 12, 2011, amends the New York Labor Law to provide greater protections for employees in New York. The Act also imposes tougher penalties for employers who fail to pay their employees overtime or minimum wage. Increased Employee Notice Requirements The current Labor Law in
Rosenthal v. Proskauer Rose, 111343-11: Former CFO of Proskauer Rose, Elly Rosenthal, sued the law firm for $10 million for alleged gender discrimination in New York. Ms. Rosenthal claims that after 16 years of excellent performance, the law firm demoted her, denying her pay increases, then wrongfully terminated her employment after she took medical leave for breast cancer treatment. Plaintiff claims
With the unemployment rate above 9%, millions of Americans are desperately in search of a job. Yet, is it fair for employers to ask applicants for their username and password to social media sites like Facebook? Today, more than 50% of employers rely on social media when recruiting applicants. At first glance, why shouldn’t an
Over the course of a decade, changes in social opinion and the economy led to significant advances in women’s roles in society and in history. Major social changes between 1964 and 1974 allowed women to strive to be more than housewives and homemakers. “This entire sex for the entire history of the world was regarded