Federal law protects the rights of older employees

When you go to work, you know that you will give it your very best effort. You are an important member of the team, you have experience and you do what you are supposed to do, but you still may not get the respect that you know you deserve. This is often the case for...

Did you suddenly begin facing unfair treatment at work?

When you first started your job, you may have felt well-liked and as if others appreciated the work that you did. You always performed your duties to the best of your abilities and tried to ensure that your workplace remained a welcoming environment. Then one day,...

Has your employer violated the FLSA by shorting you on pay?

In order to earn a living, you, like many other New York residents, have to go to work and have someone else tell you what to do all day. This activity may not be your favorite, but overall, you enjoy your job and want to do your best to earn your paycheck. What you...

Are you experiencing age discrimination? You can fight back

New York employees have the right to a workplace that is free from harassment and discrimination of any kind. If you are experiencing inappropriate treatment at your place of work, you have the right to fight back. You should not have to deal with any discriminatory...

Can employees bring service animals to the office?

Many people love their animals and view them as part of the family. They feed them, wash them and offer support for their furry friend. However, some people consider their dog as a necessary companion, especially in the case of a service dog. Service animals offer an...

How to respond to sexual harassment in the workplace

No one should have to walk into work anticipating sexual harassment from colleagues. In the unexpected situation that it does happen, however, it may not always be instinctual to report it. Many women who have experienced workplace sexual harassment may be hesitating...

How to create your company’s social media policy

Social media is a double-edged sword: While it is an excellent tool to create consumer excitement and brand awareness, one wrong message or unbridled employee usage can cause business-damaging problems. How do you thread the needle? The first step is to develop a...