After the Edward Snowden scandal revealed the National Security Agency’s extrajudicial private telephone monitoring practices of private citizens, many have questioned the extent of an individual’s right to privacy. Many questions still remain, but there is one that was recently answ
According to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, there are approximately 24,000 restaurants in New York City alone. In other words, you could dine at a different restaurant every night for over ten years and still have new places left to try. If you have ever be
Our firm has worked with many clients who have been restricted in their use of FMLA benefits because of employer discouragement or interference. Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) it is unlawful for an employer to discourage or interfere with a qualifying employee’s right t
New Jersey has some of the most comprehensive antidiscrimination and antiretaliation laws in the country, including the Law Against Discrimination (LAD) and the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA). A recent New Jersey Supreme Court decision further proves the willingness of
Staffing agencies in Brooklyn and New York City have a long history of poor compliance with state and federal employment statutes and labor laws, including laws relating to overtime pay. Just last week, a consent decree ended a disability discrimination lawsuit against one of the top
Discrimination is a persistent force, a fact made clear when even lawyers who supposedly should know the law, and thus know better than to commit acts of discrimination, commit such acts and discredit their firm’s carefully crafted brand. A recent London law suit filed against A
Not long after the Wal-mart v. Dukes Supreme Court decision limited discrimination plaintiffs’ ability to pursue class actions, legal commentators began signaling the demise of nationwide class action lawsuits. In Dukes, six women brought gender discrimination claims against th
Postpartum depression is a devastating illness that can impair a woman’s ability to perform tasks both at home and at work. Typically, the condition develops one or more months after pregnancy and can cause sleeplessness, feelings of being withdrawn, loss of energy, loss of concentra
It is hard to forget the outcome of the infamous 2012 Iowa Supreme Court case involving a woman, Melissa Nelson, who was fired from her job because she was too “irresistible” to her male employer, Dr. James Knight. After her termination, Ms. Nelson promptly filed a sexual harassment
Recently, a federal district judge in the Southern District of New York dismissed a class action lawsuit, Bejjani et al v. Manhattan Sheraton Corporation et al, brought by banquet servers against the Sheraton Hotel in Manhattan and the New York Hotel & Motel Trades Council. Accor
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