By Jack Tuckner, Esq. You know what always annoys me – when companies lie to pregnant women, and tell them that they are not entitled to maternity leave, because they are not covered by the FMLA. You are entitled to maternity leave-you’re having a baby–you work for a company – you are entitled to maternity […]
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.
If you are returning from maternity leave and you are breastfeeding your baby, you are definitely entitled to pump milk, to express milk in your workplace, and your employer must accommodate that need.
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 […]
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, […]