Tag Archives: New York Employment Defense Firm

Restaurant Owners and Other Small Business Owners Face another Year of Wage Theft Law Paperwork

Author: Hans & Associates, P.C. By law, New York State tipped restaurant workers receive lower minimum wages than workers in other employment categories. However, the National Employment Law Project conducted surveys in 2008 that showed an estimated 37 percent of … Continue reading

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EEOC’s Ruling in Transgender Discrimination Case

Author: Stephen D. Hans The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently ruled in the case of a woman, Mia Macy, who filed a discrimination complaint based on gender discrimination. The New York Times  reported that she was a former police detective … Continue reading

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National Labor Relations Board and Social Media Networking

Author: Hans & Associates, P.C. Technological advances like social media present their own unique legal problems and there is always a gap between innovative changes and laws catching up with them. The question arises as to what social media communications … Continue reading

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New York Wage and Hour Laws, NYS Department of Labor

Employee Tips – The Rule is “Hands Off” Author: Stephen D. Hans Stephen D. Hans & Associates, P.C. Among the many wage and hour problems that often trip up unwary employers, issues relating to the handling of employee tips ranks … Continue reading

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New York Employment Law, Severance Agreements

The Perils of Poorly Drafted Severance Agreements Author: Nils C. Shillito, Stephen D. Hans & Associates, P.C. On May 3rd, the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, First Department handed down a decision in the case of Johnson v. … Continue reading

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