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Monthly Archives: July 2021

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How Does New York State Paid Family Leave work?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen too many employees placed in difficult positions; caring for themselves or family members has forced many to leave jobs or juggle schedules. However, many employees do have access to family leave, particularly those in New York. New York State has one of the most comprehensive paid family leave packages… Read More »

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Terms To Know In Workplace Disability Discrimination Cases

By Mansell Law, LLC |

The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law in 1990, ostensibly prohibiting discrimination against disabled people in all aspects of life, including employment. New York’s Human Rights Law does the same thing. However, while many overt forms of discrimination are becoming less common, more subtle kinds of disability discrimination are sadly endemic…. Read More »

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What Rights Do I have As An “At-Will” Employee?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

While it may be unpleasant to hear, it is a truism that most employees in New York, and indeed in the entire United States, are “at-will” employees. This means that those employees, lacking a valid employment contract, are at risk of termination at any point, for any legal or ethical reason. If you are… Read More »

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How Can I tell If I Am Being Sexually Harassed At Work?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

Reading people is a skill that not everyone has, and misunderstandings do happen. However, most types of sexual harassment are unsubtle enough to notice. If you feel as though you are being sexually harassed on the job, you have the right to take action against the person who is harassing you, and against the… Read More »

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