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Monthly Archives: October 2022

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Breaches Of New York Employment Contracts

By Mansell Law, LLC |

As of this writing, 49 of 50 U.S. states are “at-will” employment states (Montana being the lone exception), meaning that any employee can be terminated for any reason at any time. There are certain exceptions to this rule – one cannot be fired for a discriminatory reason, as one might imagine, and a person… Read More »

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New York Legislature Introduces “SIT Act” In Both Houses

By Mansell Law, LLC |

Many New Yorkers have jobs where they are required to be up and around all day – but soon, they may have the ability to get off their feet for short periods of time, if it does not interfere with their work. In September 2022, the Standing Is Tiring (SIT) Act was introduced in… Read More »

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What Kind Of Activity Warrants ‘Blowing The Whistle?’

By Mansell Law, LLC |

It is not uncommon on television for a concerned individual to act as a whistleblower against a large company, despite reservations. In real life, the process for doing so can be complex and even frightening – but whistleblowers can serve an important purpose in terms of keeping public and private employers from engaging in… Read More »

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Unpaid Overtime Is Illegal In New York

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In certain industries, it is not uncommon for employees to be asked – or even forced – to work overtime without being paid for their time and effort. Many will treat this as simply a part of their job – but in reality, unpaid overtime is a form of wage theft, and it is… Read More »

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