February 2019

The New York City Human Rights Law prohibits employers, housing providers, and providers of public accommodations from discriminating against an individual on the basis of race. The New York City Commission on Human Rights (the “Commission”) ...
43 percent of American employees work for companies with 50 or fewer employees. I raise this statistic because it is almost a guarantee that many of these small businesses operate without a dedicated HR department or HR personnel. Earlier this...
As we enter the 3rd year of the #MeToo movement, all signs point towards another year of heightened legal activities in the area of gender discrimination and gender equality. Sexual harassment claims will continue to garner news headlines, but there...
In March 2010, as part of the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was amended to require most employers to provide nonexempt employees:“reasonable break time for an employee to express breast milk for her nursing...
A positive test may not equate to impairment.Those of us who have spent a lot of time in the world of drugs (gee, that doesn't sound right) know that marijuana stays in the body for weeks. That is in contrast to the really bad drugs,...