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The HR Specialist: New York Employment Law

Employers sometimes think more is better when it comes to administering their harassment policies. Unfortunately, providing lots of options doesn’t always help.

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Ordinarily employers must reinstate employees who take FMLA leave, but that only applies if the job still exists.

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Don’t think that simply suspending someone without pay while you investigate alleged wrongdoing will fly. If the suspension drags on without some sort of resolution, the employee can sue, alleging he or she was actually fired.

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Approving leave for someone who has claimed a disability may mean you are regarding the employee as disabled. Effectively, that may mean he really is disabled for ADA purposes.

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A former salesperson for the Bloomberg media empire has filed a hostile work environment lawsuit against the company, her former boss and the company’s owner, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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The New York City Council is considering six bills that would grant workers additional rights, including four aimed specifically at the fast- food industry.

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Think twice before denying FMLA leave to employees who must care for close relatives who aren’t parents.

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Never condition an accommodation on the employee’s promise to drop an EEOC complaint or a threatened lawsuit.

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Supervisors need to avoid expressing frustration about a worker’s illness and its effect on operations or insurance cost. Any such criticism may be used against you should the employee have to be disciplined or discharged.

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Simply having a sexual harassment policy doesn’t mean employers can ignore harassment they learn about via avenues that aren’t prescribed in the policy.

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