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.
Your pregnancy-related severe anxiety regarding giving birth in a hospital during this escalating and unprecedented American coronavirus pandemic is covered by the law.
If you are a woman and illegally being paid less than a man performing substantially equal work at your company, it will be important to understand your rights to seek compensation for this illegal treatment. Before discussing the time period by which a claim must be filed, it’s important to understand what should be done […]
Attention, New York employees—this new Equal Pay Law’s a game-changer! This past summer (2019) New York state expanded its Pay Equity Law, making it illegal to pay someone less based on all “characteristics” including race, religion, disability or gender identity, etc. New York State (and New York City) also passed a salary history ban, so […]
Effective January 6, 2020, New York State will become the eleventh state (with New Jersey about to become the twelfth), with a salary history ban that applies to employment applicants. NY’s salary history ban law will: Prohibit employers from orally or in writing seeking, requesting, or requiring the wage or salary history from an applicant […]