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Can I Be Fired for Joining the Military?

For parents and individuals who are going into the military, or are currently enrolled in the military, there may be fears or worries about whether or not they will have their job when they return, or whether or not their employer can terminate their position or their employment status while they are away on military…

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Important Things to Report to Your Supervisor

Many employees in New York City fail to report important information to their supervisor or another regulatory agency because they are fearful of termination or other repercussions. However, there are laws in place to protect you from this, and if you are retaliated against, our wrongful termination attorney in NYC will advocate for you. If…

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Male-Dominated Fields and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Being one of the only (or the only) women in the workplace can be intimidating. Not only can being one of the only women in a male dominated field be more stressful, but it may also increase the chance of sexual harassment. The following considers common industries that are male dominated, examples of sexual harassment,…

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Starting a Family and Working – It Can Be Done!

For women and couples who are hoping to have children and start a family, how their employer might react to the decision could be intimidating. In fact, men and women alike may have fears about unpaid leave, or even termination, as a result of their decision to have children. The following considers labor laws regarding…

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Pregnancy Discrimination in New York: What You Need to Know

Having a child is a special time in your family’s life. The excitement of meeting your baby and bringing them home to meet other family members is thrilling, but there are also the challenges of late night feedings, diaper changes, and developing a whole new routine. Returning to work after maternity leave can bring mixed…

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Counter Wrongful Termination in New York

For most of us, our jobs are an important means for being able to provide for our families and loved ones and to meet our monthly obligations. Whether you love your career or are simply in it for the paycheck or to get to a better position, there is a certain security in knowing you…

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Your Rights Against Workplace Sexual Harassment

While there is nothing inherently wrong about joking around and having friendly relationships with your coworkers, there are situations in which certain types of comments, actions, or gestures can get out of line. Despite attempts by human resources managers and employee relations professionals to raise on-the-job awareness regarding inappropriate behavior and the damage it causes,…

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Age Discrimination in the Office

In today’s society, people are staying active and working longer than ever before. Whether remaining in their career well into their 60s and over, or taking a new job direction after retiring, older workers are a valuable part of the American workforce. Unfortunately, while older employees have many wonderful qualities which both their employers and…

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Choosing Your Attorney: How to Find a Good Fit

At some point in their lives, most people will need the services of a lawyer.  But with nearly 800,000 attorneys working in the United States, how do you go about finding the right one for you? In Queens, New York, our experienced lawyers at Ricotta & Marks, P.C. have the qualities you are looking for…

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Breaking Out of a Hostile Work Environment

Are you one of the more than 70 percent of Americans who hate their jobs?  Is the work simply uninspiring, or is there more to it?  Recent data show that there were nearly 90,000 workplace harassment cases filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in 2014 alone.  One can assume there are many more individuals…

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