Tense times make for social media trouble. Today we are talking about the employment consequences of controversial social media use.
New York's Civil Rights Law 50-a protects the confidentiality of police disciplinary records. After the death of George Floyd, advocates are again calling for its repeal.
During the COVID-19 crisis, private businesses may deny a customer entry, and require their removal, if they are not wearing face coverings. We discuss whether customers have any rights if they object to mask requirements in a private business.
Pent up frustration during the COVID-19 crisis can lead to poor social media behavior and negative employment consequences.
It may be tempting during difficult times to negotiate with an insurance company and try to settle your claim on your own. This is not a good idea. At least talk with an experienced attorney before you sign anything.
Many Americans spend a lot of time and effort in managing their finances. While most are worried about how the coronavirus (COVID-19) will impact their income—whether that's because they are temporarily furloughed, find themselves suddenly without a job, or watching their investment and retiremen...
As you already know, the COVID-19 pandemic means nothing is business as usual. Many states have implemented a “shelter-in-place” order to limit the spread of the disease; however, if you are not in a place with such an order, or if your parents are not following it, you should if you are able. ...
Good news: dog adoptions are up during the coronavirus pandemic. What dog owners need to know.
Some tips on working with your spouse during the COVID-19 quarantine.
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is all over the news and people are understandably apprehensive about the spread of the virus and what that can mean for their employment if they become ill.
World Cancer Day: know your employment and medical malpractice rights after a cancer diagnosis.
A major settlement by Ikea was recently announced - the company will pay $47 million dollars to the family of a 2 year old boy who was killed when a 30 inch dresser fell over onto him.
Is one of your New Year's Resolutions to quit that job you hate? Things to think about if you are leaving with the expectation of legal recourse
It's officially snow season here in the Northeast, and that means the season where property owners neglect to plow, shovel, ice, salt. Needless to say this is a problem - especially if you've fallen and been injured because a property owner failed to clean up. Snow and ice related injuries typ...
Big news out of St. Louis this week, as a jury awarded a Police Sgt. nearly $20 million following a trial during which it was alleged that the Department discriminated against him because he was gay. In addition to being told to "tone down his gayness" as he was passed over for promotion some 23...
Many, many accidents happen in the workplace. Whether you work in a business where this is relatively rare (and office, for example), or in a field where it is much more likely (police, fire, construction), the prospect of being injured while on the job is always present.
New York law protects victims of domestic violence in the workplace, requires the provision of reasonable accommodations, and has privacy protections for voters.
New Yorkers have the right to take time off from work if necessary to vote.
Learn about New York's Safety in Agricultural Tourism Act.
An article about nursing shortages at Albany Medical Center highlights a growing concern in the health care industry - lack of attention to patient care.
Determining who is responsible for an accident can be one of the more difficult jobs of an attorney. Yes, there are typically the obvious options - in the case of an accident, for example, the driver. But there are also less obvious options, which was highlighted by an article in the Albany...
Accidents with delivery drivers are becoming more common. Learn more about what to do if you are involved.