The HR Specialist: New York Employment Law

One disgruntled worker’s lawsuit has turned into a class-action headache for brokerage firm Barclay’s Capital …

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Lame duck Gov. George Pataki intends to influence state government long after his term expires on Dec. 31. Since Jan. 1 of this year, he has appointed more than 300 people to positions on various state boards, commissions and authorities …

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HR professionals in New York have worked hard in recent years to try to improve the state’s expensive workers’ compensation system. But you’ll have to wait at least another year for reform …

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When it comes to promotions and wage increases, it pays to spell out for employees exactly how the process works. That way, you’re less likely to lose a failure-to-promote case or a pay-discrimination suit. …

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Think you don’t have to worry about race discrimination in hiring contractors? Think again. A little-known section of the federal Civil Rights Act has become a popular vehicle for claims of race discrimination in contracting

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If your organization hires temporary workers to perform specific tasks for a set fee, don’t assume you automatically can declare them as independent contractors rather than employees …

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If employees are injured while traveling to or attending a work-related conference, they’re probably entitled to workers’ compensation benefits …

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Wakefern Food Corp., owner of local ShopRite food markets, recently was hit with two employee discrimination lawsuits …

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It’s probably career suicide for lawyers to sue their own firms, but that’s what Aaron Charney did. And now all of cyberspace knows about it …

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A former waiter at restaurant Jean Georges, located in the Trump Towers, has filed a federal lawsuit claiming the chef de cuisine and other employees harassed him after learning he was gay

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