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focuses on the representation of management in litigating federal and state employment matters including claims involving allegations of discrimination, harassment, whistleblowing, Sarbanes-Oxley retaliation, breach of contract, wage and hour class actions, and misappropriation of trade secrets and violations of restrictive covenants.

On Sept. 8, 2020, a New York federal judge struck down substantial portions of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL’s) joint employer final rule, which went into effect March 1,


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On Dec. 6, 2019, the Second Circuit issued a decision in Yu v. Hasaki Restaurant, Inc. that will likely impact settlement of wage and hour actions under the Fair Labor
Continue Reading Second Circuit Holds Judicial Approval Not Required When Settling FLSA Claim Pursuant to Rule 68(a) Offer of Judgment

On August 12, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed new legislation amending the New York State Human Rights Law (the “NYSHRL”), changing the State law’s previous adherence to certain
Continue Reading Attention New York Employers: When It Comes to Workplace Harassment, Times Are Changing

As was widely reported, on January 25, 2013, the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit struck down President Obama’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).  The
Continue Reading Will the Decision Invalidating the NLRB Recess Appointments Change the NLRB’s View Towards Employee Use of Social Media