By Jack Tuckner, Partner at Tuckner, Sipser, Weinstock & Sipser, LLP The escalating coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has changed the life and work situations for millions of people throughout the US. In this time of frightening medical and economic crisis, Tuckner Sipser is especially concerned about protecting employee rights, we have prepared a set of FAQs […]
If You’re Pregnant and Struggling to Work Your Employer Must Accommodate Your Needs By Jack Tuckner, Esq. Ever since the US Supreme Court decided Young v. UPS in 2015 pregnant women now have greater work protections and are entitled to flexibility due to the challenges of pregnancy. When you’re pregnant while working for a company […]
Gender Pay Equity Discrimination – New York is Leading the Way on Gender Pay Equity. The gender gap in NY is the lowest of all 50 states. That’s pretty cool. By Jack Tuckner, Esq. When I was a young lawyer back in 1988, I met an attorney in court who had graduated from an […]
New York Paid Family Leave Program – What Are My Benefits? By Jack Tuckner, Esq. Starting January 1, 2018, the New York State Paid Family Leave Program will provide New Yorkers job-protected, paid leave (can you believe it?) to bond with a new child, care for a loved one with a serious health condition, […]
In the 3rd article in a series, Connecticut Women’s Rights Lawyer Jack Tuckner explains how Connecticut breastfeeding laws apply to working mothers.