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Monthly Archives: October 2021

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Is pregnancy A disability In New York?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

Pregnancy is not always a happy event for everyone who winds up in that situation – while some may not be excited about the impending birth, others may be very excited but worry about the toll it will take on their bodies. Working while pregnant can be difficult for many, but the law does… Read More »

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Do I Get A Meal Break On The Job In New York?

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The majority of workers in New York work anywhere between 7-9 hours, which means that there will almost certainly be a point in the middle where they expect to take a moment to eat. While federal law does not specifically require meal breaks or rest breaks, New York state law does – but in… Read More »

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What Does New York Law Consider Sexual Harassment In The Workplace?

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Sexual harassment is a pervasive problem in U.S. workplaces, particularly for women, though employees of all genders may experience this phenomenon. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received approximately 6,500 new claims alleging sexual harassment in 2020, which does not sound like much, but it makes up around 10 percent of all claims received…. Read More »

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What Are Some Signs Of Retaliation?

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Retaliation is one of the most common charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), with over half of all complaints received alleging some type of that behavior. Retaliation is when an employer takes negative employment action against an employee even though they have no right to do so. If you suspect you… Read More »

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What Is A Wage And Hour Claim?

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When people think about consulting an employment lawyer, they usually think about doing so because of discrimination in the workplace. However, there is another type of employment law claim that may not be hinged on such behavior, or may be only tangentially. These are known as wage and hour claims; they cover all the… Read More »

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