Category Archives: Business Attorney

Understanding Negative Hiring Practices and How to Avoid Them

Interviewing applicants for jobs typically involves questions and sometimes testing. As an employer, you should be aware that some questions have a negative impact on certain protected classes. Protected classes are groups of people based on race, color, religion, sex, … Continue reading

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Record-Keeping Actions Required When Hiring Employees

At Hans & Associates, we work with clients to prevent legal or regulatory disputes and also represent our business clients when disputes arise. We live in an administratively complex and legal world where many requirements are expected of business owners. … Continue reading

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Holiday Parties: Employers’ Legal Responsibility

As the holidays roll around, it is important for employers to understand their responsibility when throwing a holiday party that involves alcoholic beverages. A case brought against the Marriott Hotel in 2009 spelled out the risks potentially involved. Marriott Sued … Continue reading

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Employment Defense Attorney New York City & Queens

DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry Whether you own a fast food restaurant or a fine dining establishment, you must now pay your salaried workers overtime if they meet new qualifications set by the Department of Labor (DOL). … Continue reading

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Is the Job Applicant’s Age a Factor You Consider When Hiring?

As a business owner, have you heard your manager claim that someone is too old to hire for a particular job? Or, have there been discussions that a younger person would be a better candidate for any number of reasons? … Continue reading

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New York Employment Defense Attorney BLog

Dealing with Issues Involving Employee Medical Leaves When an employee asks for a medical leave, are you justified in firing the employee? Recently, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) brought a lawsuit against Dunkin’ Donuts when the owner refused to … Continue reading

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Take Quick Actions When Signs of Discrimination Emerge in Your Business

All too often, business owners are not aware of their managers or supervisors engaging in discriminatory practices toward workers. When workers complain about racial or nationality slurs being made in the workplace, this is a red flag for owners to … Continue reading

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