New York is getting serious about employee rights when it comes to sick leave. On Sept. 30, 2020, the state’s new permanent sick leave law went into effect. It could be a game-changer when it comes to providing financial security for people who are either struggling...
Month: October 2020
While many men won’t come out and say so, the truth is that they are sometimes victims of sexual harassment on the job. It’s less likely for a man to report sexual harassment than a woman, but that is largely because of a misplaced sense that they will be mocked or...
As a victim of workplace sexual harassment, you may be surprised to find yourself in this position. However, what’s done is done and now you need to take action to protect yourself, your legal rights and your future employment. Here are some of the many mistakes that...
When the economy dipped in 2009 and 2010, many municipal workers in New York City were still given wage increases. Teachers didn’t receive that same wage increase. Michael Bloomberg, the mayor of the city then, opted to withhold the increase from teachers. The...
Employees in New York City can already earn paid sick leave. As of the start of the new year, workers statewide will follow suit. Updates to the labor laws require all employers to provide an opportunity for workers to earn paid time away from work. While the accrual...
Women working for the government should have equal opportunities – both with career advancement and the ability to complete their job-related duties in peace. However, recent reports suggest that was not the shared experience of two females who worked with a former...
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