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Monthly Archives: March 2021

Harassment

What exactly constitutes harassment in the workplace?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

While the majority of harassment cases reported in the media tend to be sexual in nature, workplace harassment is endemic, and can take many different forms. New York law prohibits all kinds of harassment, and provides you options if you have experienced this type of behavior on the job. An experienced attorney can be… Read More »

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How do I fight employer misclassification?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

When you work for a company, it is understandable that one might assume they are classified as an employee. However, this is not always the case, and if you are classified as an independent contractor when you are an employee, or vice-versa, it can lead to you not receiving the salary or benefits that… Read More »

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I think my non-compete agreement is invalid – how do I tell?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

Non-compete agreements (NCAs) are contracts of sorts where an employer and an employee agree that the employee, and any side business or other endeavor, may not directly compete with their employer during or after their term of employment. They are technically legal in New York, but they are ‘strongly disfavored’ by most courts. Because… Read More »

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How is disability discrimination dealt with in New York?

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The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal law that prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of disability or perceived disability. It is enforced by each state, New York included, in tandem with the state’s own antidiscrimination provisions. The ADA is the law that a disabled person will generally cite if they believe… Read More »

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