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Managing the Size and Structure of Your Post-Pandemic Workforce

USA - June 8 2021 For employers, the decision to terminate an employee is never an easy one. Ripple effects, including the burden on remaining staff and a potential…

Richard D. Landau

New York State, Modified New York City Sick and Safe Leave Obligations Fully Effective January 1

USA - December 21 2020 The New York State Paid Sick Leave Law and the amendments to the New York City Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law expanding employees’ paid sick leave…

Richard I. Greenberg, Daniel J. Jacobs, Henry S. Shapiro

End of Year Developments for New York Employers

USA - December 10 2019 As 2019 comes to a close, legislative and administrative actions in New York require consideration by employers in the state. First, Governor Cuomo…

Richard I. Greenberg, Daniel J. Jacobs, Christopher Valentino

Put ‘trust, but verify’ to work in employment relationships

USA - April 1 2014 Employers should ensure all job applicants are fully (and lawfully) vetted and job applicants should ensure their resumes are accurate. Recent events…

Gregg E. Clifton

Offensive comments made on retail sales floor not sufficient to create hostile workplace

USA - December 20 2012 A recent decision issued by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York held that allegations of episodic touching, together with a series of alleged comments made by a department manager which occurred on the sales floor, were insufficient for purposes of establishing a hostile work environment.