Your Divorce at Work: To Share or Not to Share?

The main reason to notify your employer about your divorce is to let them know how it might affect you personally and thus affect your work.

Is it illegal to have my baby bump belly touched by coworkers?

There’s really no reason to be touching anyone’s baby bump in the workplace. And if it continues after you’ve made it clear that this is unacceptable to you, it is sex discrimination, verging on sexual harassment, so that you should complain to your company, or at least put these concerns in writing so that your company can then put a stop to it.

How should New York employees handle pay disparity issues at work?

Pay disparity or unequal pay is based on any protected status, such as race, color, creed, age, gender, gender identity, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, etc. All of the protected statuses under the New York Human Rights laws are covered by the unequal pay law.

When does flirting in the workplace cross the line into sexual harassment?

Flirting, whether it’s in-person at work, or by phone, email, Zoom, or text, if it is unwelcome, unwanted, unsolicited by you, it amounts to sex discrimination. Civil rights attorney Jack Tuckner explains when flirting in the workplace cross the line into sexual harassment.

Lost your job for not getting vaccinated? You still probably won’t qualify for unemployment

“No major religion’s doctrine prohibits vaccinations,” says Jack Tuckner, women’s rights in the workplace attorney. In CNET’s latest article on vaccine requirements, Tuckner has noted that medical exemptions are “a challenging uphill battle”

Can I file a sexual harassment complaint if I am an unpaid intern?

Employment sexual harassment lawyer Jack Tuckner discusses how unpaid interns can file a sexual harassment claim in NY, CT, and NJ, and what actions an intern should take if they are being sexually harassed.