No longer can Brooklyn be labeled as the cheap neighbor of Manhattan in terms of real estate prices. The fact is, Brooklyn is booming and there are numbers to prove it. As recent as June 2013, there is only a ten percent differential in the asking prices of apartments in Brooklyn Hei
Wrongful termination is a term that employment lawyers hear often from potential clients seeking to bring a lawsuit against their former employers. The abbreviated explanation I use in responding to these inquiries is to simply state, “wrongful termination doesn’t really
The recent filing of a class action lawsuit against SoulCycle, an industry leader in the increasingly trendy indoor cycling craze, has placed the popular fitness company in the middle of the ongoing battle against misclassification of independent contractors. Central to this discussio
Possibly because a growing number of financial industry employees have taken advantage of Brooklyn’s proximity to Wall Street, our practice has seen an increase in financial industry gender and pregnancy cases of late. Most of these cases involve disparate pay practices, most often
Discrimination comes in many forms, but rarely with the strength as the recent public criticism of Justice Ginsburg’s stated desire to remain on the bench for as long as she is capable of serving. By way of background, Democrats have taken to criticizing Justice Ginsburg (albei
Whenever my family orders takeout, my wife has a habit of asking the delivery person if they will be keeping the entire tip we give them or if they have to give some or all of it to management. Most of them have limited English skills, which adds a little challenge – and humor –
Overtime pay for IT workers has been a hot topic for the last six years since the Department of Labor issued an opinion letter finding that help desk employees primarily engaged in remote help desk support or on-site desktop support, commonly known as “troubleshooting” pro
As a displaced New Englander living in Brooklyn, I get my fair share of grief for my support of Boston sports teams, particularly the Red Sox. Naturally, I have taken great pleasure in watching the New York Jets and their recent public debacles, most of them involving the curious rel
Hostile work environment claims are not easy to define, which only makes our lives as employment lawyers harder. I frequently get calls from employees with stories of abusive bosses engaging in boorish, petty and plain stupid behavior. But more often than not, when the employee on
Whisteblowers do not have it easy. Think about it – if you were forced to blow the whistle certain that you would lose your job, would you do it? Probably not, right? That’s because there is far too much at stake for those of us who have families, mortgages, etc., to ta
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