Employee Rights

What will negate a severance contract?

Pushing for an appropriate severance package could be a major part of your employment contract negotiations. You know you will need time to secure another job in the same industry or with a similar title, and you will need income for that transitional period.  You may...

What classifies as workplace retaliation?

Retaliation happens when an employer takes adverse action against an employee for engaging in a protected activity. Under the law, employees are protected from any type of retaliation by their employer for the following: Resisting harassment and/ or sexual advances...

What employer retaliation looks like

New York law generally prohibits employers from demoting, terminating or taking other adverse actions against employees who engage in protected activities. The following is a look at some other examples of employer retaliation and how you may be able to demonstrate...

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