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Monthly Archives: February 2022

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Spotting Sex Based Discrimination In New York

By Mansell Law, LLC |

Discrimination based on an employee’s sex or gender identity has unfortunately been a part of U.S. workplaces for a very long time. One might think that the problem would slowly decrease over time, but as the country’s views on gender identity and our relationship to sex and gender evolve, the methods for discrimination have… Read More »

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Obtaining Reasonable Accommodations In New York

By Mansell Law, LLC |

Most of the time, discussing “reasonable accommodations” in a workplace context applies to disabilities, though there are other characteristics for which accommodations can be requested. However, the concept of which accommodations are “reasonable” will vary from employee to employee and workplace to workplace. Both federal and New York state law have benchmarks that employers… Read More »

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Should I Sign A New York Employment Agreement?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

The significant majority of workers in New York work “at will,” which means that they do not have a verbal or written employment agreement with their employers – indeed, most employees in the United States work on an at-will basis. This means that an employee may leave their job, or an employer may terminate… Read More »

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My Employer Has Misclassified Me As An Independent Contractor!

By Mansell Law, LLC |

When a business hires employees, they must report that number of employees in order to remain in compliance with programs like unemployment insurance, Social Security, tax withholding, and the like. However, many employers are not above using unethical methods to lower their financial burden. One of the most common maneuvers that an employer may… Read More »

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