Tag Archives: Stephen D Hans

Legal News in the Restaurant Industry

Some recent news in the restaurant industry is that the National Restaurant Association has taken a big step toward protecting the industry. Over the years, well-funded special interest groups have lobbied for laws and regulations that have ended up burdening … Continue reading

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The Launch of Stephen D. Hans & Associates’ New Website

Stephen D. Hans & Associates, P.C. wants to welcome you to the launch of our new employment litigation website.  We hope you can easily find the information you are searching for on our mobile friendly site and that it satisfies … Continue reading

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New York City Sick Leave Pay for Employees

Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates   As time goes along, New York City employers become subject to more and more regulations. In April, 2014, New York City’s Sick Pay Leave Act for employees went into effect for certain employers. … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Ruling puts limits on employer liability in harassment cases

In Vance v. Ball State University, the Supreme Court considered the definition of supervisor to determine employers’ liability for workplace harassment .  At the heart of the case was the issue of whether a supervisor was an employee with authority … Continue reading

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Stephen D. Hans & Associates Wins Ruling on Behalf of Employer

Federal Court Denies Wage and Hour Claim against Restaurant Owner Author: Stephen D. Hans &  Nils C. Shilitto The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York has dismissed a wage and hour lawsuit brought by an alleged … Continue reading

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Regulations on Tipping in the New York Restaurant Industry

Author: Stephen D. Hans Gone are the days where servers pocketed their tips, walked off the floor, and clocked out to go home. Many people do not realize that the special tip they gave to reward a friendly smile or … 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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