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Monthly Archives: August 2021

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What Are My Remedies If My Employer Misclassifies Me?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

When an employee is hired, they are classified either as a full time employee or an independent contractor. This classification is anything but arbitrary; it is used primarily for tax purposes, but it also governs people’s entitlement to certain advantages and benefits of employment. Sometimes, an unscrupulous employer may misclassify full-time or part-time employees… Read More »

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What Is “Protected Workplace Activity” In New York?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) statistics show that retaliation was the most common charge brought against employers in 2020, also making up a high percentage of claims in years past. Retaliation is when an employee experiences negative employment action (such as a demotion, a pay cut, or even a firing) because they engaged… Read More »

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What Is A Non-Compete Agreement?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

When a person chooses to leave their job, they will simply be allowed to depart in the strong majority of cases. However, employees in certain industries, or those with certain extraordinary skills, may be asked to sign what is known as a non-compete agreement. These agreements are sometimes appropriate, but very often, they can… Read More »

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Fox News Fined $1 Million For Sex-Based Harassment & Retaliation

By Mansell Law, LLC |

A five-year investigation by the New York City Commission on Human Rights (NYC-CHR) into an alleged hostile work environment at Fox News Media has led to a $1 million settlement, plus mandated changes in the network’s policies surrounding sexual harassment, retaliation, and other human rights claims. Sex and gender discrimination are among the most… Read More »

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