On behalf of Egan Law Firm, LLC on Friday, March 23, 2018
From July 2016 to June 2017, Microsoft’s chief people officer said that the company received 83 complaints of sexual harassment in the United States. Furthermore, she claimed that nearly half were found to be partially or fully supported following an investigation. The memo was believed to be an effort to show people in New York… Read more »
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On behalf of Egan Law Firm, LLC on Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Most employers in New York understand the delicacy of terminating a worker who has taken or requested a leave under the Family Medical Leave Act. A recent case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit highlights the importance of documenting nondiscriminatory reasons before firing someone approved for medical leave. The federal appeals… Read more »
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On behalf of Egan Law Firm, LLC on Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Employers in the New York area who do not have up-to-date wage payment policies would do well to give the matter serious thought in light of a recent court case heard in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. In the case, an employee who worked as branch administrator sued her… Read more »
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On behalf of Egan Law Firm, LLC on Thursday, March 8, 2018
Restaurants in New York, especially those that provide delivery services, could benefit from a review of their payment practices. Legal complaints from drivers for pizza restaurants have been on the rise because of alleged violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Although the law does not directly state how delivery drivers should be compensated, lawsuits… Read more »
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