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Monthly Archives: January 2022

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Is Unpaid Overtime Legal In New York?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

For some employees, working overtime is a fact of life. However, very often that overtime goes unpaid, for a variety of reasons. Some employees are exempt from overtime pay, but for the significant percentage who are not, unpaid overtime is wage theft. It is also against the laws of New York. If you suspect… Read More »

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Weight Discrimination In New York

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Most people are aware that it is illegal for an employer to discriminate against their employees based on certain characteristics, such as age, sex/gender, national origin, and disability. However, there are certain other characteristics a group of people may have that are not, strictly speaking, unlawful to use in discriminating against them. Weight is… Read More »

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Does New York Law Cover Maternity Or Bonding Time Leave?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

Having a baby is a joyous event for many people, but for some, it can create logistical issues. A common concern for people who are about to deliver is whether or not they can take leave from their job to do so. The United States does not offer paid maternity leave nationally, but several… Read More »

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New York Whistleblower Law Modified To Grant Further Protections

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In late October 2021, New York’s Governor Hochul signed a bill into law that makes changes to New York’s law surrounding private-sector whistleblowers and their rights in the face of retaliation. The amendments to the law were proposed given the recent rise in whistleblowers, particularly in cases related to COVID-19 and workplace safety precautions… Read More »

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