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Month: November 2016

What should I look for in a severance package?

  When entering into a relationship with a new employer, it is not uncommon for both parties to include a severance package as part of the employment contract. A severance package can be beneficial to both parties, but it is important for an employee to...

Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson speaks out

  Last July, former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson filed a lawsuit against Fox News alleging systematic sexual misconduct in the workplace. She also alleged that former Fox Chief Executive Officer Roger Ailes played a role in her firing for not addressing his...

Under what grounds can I be legally fired?

Many relationships between an employee and employer are considered "at-will", meaning that an employer may let go or fire an employee or an employee may quit at any time. Although an employer in such instances does not need to provide a reason for terminating the...

Protecting your rights in the workplace – 1

Throughout the United States, including our neighbors in upstate New York, workers face many challenges. This includes violations of their employee rights, discrimination and sexual harassment. In yet another unfortunate situation, a police officer from Manlius has...