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Monthly Archives: September 2022

Freelance

New York State Passes “Freelance Isn’t Free” Act

By Mansell Law, LLC |

In June 2022, New York’s state Senate passed the Freelance Isn’t Free Act (FIFA), intended to protect freelance and “gig” workers from wage theft and “unfair payment practices” perpetrated by New York companies. This is the state version of a 2017 New York City law which has led to over a thousand cases resulting… Read More »

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The Basics Of Disability Discrimination In New York

By Mansell Law, LLC |

The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law in 1990, but in this day and age, far too many employers have difficulties accommodating disabled applicants and employees who simply want to earn a living. The law prohibits most employers, as well as state and local governments, from discriminating against disabled people in… Read More »

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Paid Family Leave In New York

By Mansell Law, LLC |

Both U.S. federal law and New York state law allow eligible employees who work for covered employers to take unpaid leave for family emergencies. However, New York law also allows paid family leave in certain situations, which an employer must allow if the employee qualifies. If you suspect that your employer has unjustly denied… Read More »

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