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 to explain how federal, state, and local laws can protect your job and your income.
Hi, I’m Deborah O’Rell with Tuckner Sipser, an employment discrimination law firm. And let me say at the start, I’m not a lawyer, I don’t give legal advice, but I do share information about the process in general. And the question I want to address today is, “If I complain about being discriminated against, I’m […]
By Jack Tuckner, Esq. The federal minimum wage has been an appalling low $7.25 an hour since 2009, the same unlivable minimum wage still in effect for workers in 21 US states. Fortunately, the current minimum wage for all employees in NYC is $15.00 per hour, and it’s $13.00 per hour if you […]
Hi, my name is Debrah O’Rell with Tuckner Sipser, an employment discrimination law firm. Today’s question is, Can I be Fired if I Make A Complaint to HR? And that answer depends on what you complained about. If you complained to HR about a coworker’s smelly lunch, or a manager who’s not distributing work fairly […]
If you’re pregnant and work in NY–the epicenter of the outbreak–and you’re still required to report to the workplace, either because you’re an “essential” employee, or because you’re one of the 25% of employees required to report to work during the mandatory closure of businesses, you are entitled to a “reasonable accommodation” of your pregnancy, […]