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Monthly Archives: January 2021

HarassmentTraining

How do I show a hostile work environment exists in my office?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

Every workplace may have a modicum of jokes, teasing, or even harassment, with the level of acceptance varying between employers. However, it is in the employer’s best interest to not allow inappropriate behavior to mushroom, because if it rises to the level of a hostile work environment, anyone who can demonstrate that they were… Read More »

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EmpDisc

Does New York have ‘ban the box’ laws?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

In recent years, there has been a movement across the U.S. to ‘ban the box’ – to prohibit employers from using a person’s past criminal history as a reason not to hire or retain them as an employee. New York has been one of the forerunners, passing extensive statewide legislation affecting both the public… Read More »

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How is religious discrimination handled in New York City?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

New York City has one of the most expansive human rights laws in the United States, which goes a long way toward ensuring that as many people as possible have the right to seek justice if they have experienced discrimination, particularly in housing or employment. Claims are filed on a host of bases, including… Read More »

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How can I bring an ERISA claim against my employer?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

The Employee Retirement Income & Security Act (ERISA) was passed in 1974, with the intent of giving more workers the chance to participate in employee benefit plans for retirement and for disability insurance, should it ever be necessary. However, very often, employers will find any possible reason to deny ERISA claims, given how much… Read More »

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