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New York Lunch Break Laws

Employers have many rules that they must abide by when it comes to their employees, and one of them is implementing lunch break laws that are in accordance with state law. Labor Law Section 162 sets forth the requirements for breaks at work based on the type of employment and hours worked. This law applies...

How Teachers Can Challenge Denied Tenure

Many teachers are in search of “tenure,” but what exactly does this mean? Tenure basically gives a teacher a permanent position at a school, college or university. A tenured professor can only be let go in extreme circumstances, such as serious misconduct. The requirements of obtaining tenure vary from one school to another. As such,...

Can Tenured Teachers be Fired?

Yes. Many individuals, teachers included, mistakenly believe that having tenure makes a teacher “untouchable.” This simply is not true. The difference between a tenured teacher and a teacher without tenure is that the tenured teacher has the right to due process when he or she faces an accusation of misconduct or dismissal for another reason....

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...

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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