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What Are Employer Obligations Under The New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL)?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

The U.S. Constitution contains a provision known as the Supremacy Clause, which holds that federal law will always prevail over state or city law. This means that if a federal law and a local law are in conflict, the federal law will always be the one upheld by the court. However, this does not… Read More »

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What Exactly Constitutes An ERISA Claim In New York?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

In 1974, the U.S. federal government passed the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), intended to protect employee benefit plans by establishing minimum standards for pension plans and fiduciary conduct. If your employer is preventing you from accessing the benefits you have earned through your career, you may be able to file an ERISA… Read More »

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What Does Wrongful Termination Look Like In New York?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

New York, like all other U.S. states, is an “at-will” state when it comes to employment, meaning that both the employee and the employer can sever the employment relationship at any time. However, if an employer terminates an employee, it still may not be for any unlawful reason. If you have been terminated by… Read More »

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