Living with alcoholism can be debilitating, lonely, and can also cause major issues between you and your employer. According to StopAddiction.com, 1.1 million New York adults have abused alcohol within the past year alone, whereas only 1.5% of those people have received treatment. If
Pleased to say that Chris Davis, who heads up our Employment Practice here, has sued a wealthy and powerful Chilean family on behalf of a nanny who alleges that they engaged in human trafficking, bringing her to the US under false pretenses, taking her passport, and denying her access
Unfortunately, for younger generations, the current status of the American economy has led to a shortage of employment for even the brightest college graduates and young adults. In fact, job scarcity has made even unpaid internships more. But employers beware: as colleges across Amer
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been a heated source of debate for the American public since first proposed as legislation by the Obama administration. Although it has been met with some fierce opposition, it was signed into law by President Obama in March of 2010 and survived a Sup
As a result of increasing US investment in foreign financial markets, cheaper foreign labor, and a greater foreign corporate presence given intensifying competition for market share from abroad, U.S. companies are flocking to international sites to conduct business, making the Foreign
Recent federal appellate precedent has made prosecuting companies for whistleblower retaliation more plausible, at least on paper. There’s still the issue of working up the courage to actually go through with making a formal compliant, a paralyzing moment for nearly all of the
In the Brooklyn area, there are new businesses sprouting up at a rapid fire pace. Many of these business are in industries with a heavy reliance on sales professionals, and compensation is often based purely on a percentage of the revenue reaped on the employees’ sales, otherwi
From where the United States economy was a mere two years ago, with a 9.4 percent unemployment rate, the current 7.5 percent seems to be an improvement. Given the fact of decreasing national unemployment rates, one may assume that our local region’s unemployment rate is a
Facing discrimination at the workplace, whether based on age, race, national origin, religious beliefs, gender, or sexual orientation, any person’s first natural instinct may be to call a lawyer. However, if you are a member of a union, you most likely will need to take another cours
In recent months the Second Circuit has handed down a few decisions that make evident a trend towards taking an expansive view of the anti-discrimination and anti-retaliation statutes in New York. As a result of these decisions, certain employment discrimination claims which may not
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