This week’s the 40th anniversary of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act – the 1978 federal law designed and enacted to protect women who become pregnant while working, from being fired while pregnant and working.
Here’s one thing all pregnant working women in the United States now have in every State in the Union, and that’s the right not to be treated differently, not to experience hostility, backlash, a diminution, a degradation to the terms or the conditions or the privileges of your employment because of your pregnancy, because of your childbirth, or because of a related medical condition.
Today’s video is about confidentiality. Nondisclosure agreements are no longer permitted just because your employer wishes to sweep your claim and your settlement under the rug. You, now as the victim of the sexual harassment must consent to the privacy, to the confidentiality, to the nondisclosure agreement if it is to occur.
By Jack Tuckner, Esq. Age discrimination is a real thing. It is alive and well. Ageism in our culture. If…
By Jack Tuckner, Esq. You know what always annoys me – when companies lie to pregnant women, and tell them…
By Jack Tuckner, Esq. Here’s a question – can you be fired in order to have your CEO replace you…
Being fired for stealing whether you are guilty or not, doesn’t matter because your employer can fire you for any reason. Your employer can fire you for crazy reasons, just not illegal ones.
If you are a nurse and you are being sexually harassed by patients, its still illegal sexual harassment.
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.
Employers are now prohibited in NYC from prompting you, asking you, asking your prior employer, searching for publicly available information about your past salary history.