What will be the new minimum wage in New York City beginning December 31, 2017?

Starting this December 31, 2017, the minimum wage for workers in New York City (the 5 boroughs that comprise NYC) rises to $13 an hour.

What comprises Wrongful Termination?

If you feel you are being wrongfully terminated or you are wrongfully discharged, or dismissed, people use that term “wrongful termination” all the time. The thing is, it’s not really a thing. It’s not a claim. It’s not a cause of action – it’s more of a term of art that comprises several different notions of illegal or unjust firings from your job.

The needs of the many…reasonable accommodation

The needs of the individual – you – with your condition, your bona fide disability under federal law and what the employer (the many) needs to do to ‘reasonably accommodate,’ to be flexible to your needs–that to the employer (the many)–is basically a pain in their butt, because it’s higher maintenance, more cost, but they have to do it under the law and that’s the balance, that’s the test of reasonable accommodation.

New York Paid Family Leave Program – What Are My Benefits?

  New York Paid Family Leave Program – What Are My Benefits? By Jack Tuckner, Esq. Starting January 1, 2018,…

The Secret to Filing Administrative Complaints with the EEOC or the SDHR: Don’t Do It!

The Secret to Filing Administrative Complaints with the EEOC or the SDHR: Don’t Do It!  Q: Should I file a…