By Jack Tuckner, Esq. If You’re Breastfeeding Your Baby, Do You Have a Right to Pump Milk at Work? The short answer is, almost certainly yes, because otherwise it’s illegal sex discrimination. The longer answer is more complex, so here goes, in honor of Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Although many workplaces provide lactation rooms and […]
You have a first amendment right to free speech – what happens when you exercise it at work – can you be fired? The law may surprise you – read to learn your rights.
The Secret to Filing Administrative Complaints with the EEOC or the SDHR: Don’t Do It! Q: Should I file a complaint with the State Division of Human Rights or the EEOC? A: Good question, and I’m glad you asked before you filed, because the answer is, don’t file at either agency, unless you’ve already retained […]
Get Ready to Be Happy (Or At Least Less Depressed). 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 or to […]
By Jack Tuckner, Esq. In a time in our culture when corporations are persons and money is speech, when union membership is at historic lows, the middle class is collapsing, and 99% of all new income has gone to the top 1%, it’s sad but not surprising when brick and mortar retail establishments close their […]