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Monthly Archives: September 2020

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Am I entitled to paid family leave from my job?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

Given the current state of U.S. affairs, more and more people are having to juggle work obligations and family concerns to take care of themselves or their loved ones. If this has happened to you, know that you do not necessarily have to soldier on while missing work. There are options that you may… Read More »

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Is there ever a time when an employer can legally discriminate?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

Employment discrimination is uniformly seen as unfair or unethical, but many are unaware that there are several ways that an employer can legally discriminate. If you suspect that you are being discriminated against at work, it is a good idea to contact a knowledgeable attorney to determine that you do in fact have a… Read More »

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What exactly is a hostile work environment?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

One of the most overused phrases when dealing with problems at work is the ‘hostile work environment.’ While no employee should ever feel unsafe at work, a true ‘hostile work environment’ has a fairly narrow definition, and if one exists at your place of work, it is actionable. However, it is crucial that you… Read More »

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Do I get meal and rest breaks during the workday?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

Everyone needs to eat and use the restroom during a given day, even at work. Many employees are surprised to know that meal and rest breaks are not covered under federal law, and many employers would not offer them if not pushed to by custom. That said, New York law does require certain breaks… Read More »

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