Push for Fair Pay by Obama

This video describes a new initiative by the Obama Administration to remove the gender pay gap. The focus of the new initiative is to make it easy for the government and private lawyers to identify discriminatory pay disparities. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Transcript Hi Everyone, its Benjamin. I'm an Employment Lawyer with The Ottinger Firm. Thanks for joining [...]

By | February 6th, 2016|Gender Discrimination|Comments Off on Push for Fair Pay by Obama

Working Towards Healthier Lives With the Paid Sick Leave Law

“I can’t afford to be sick!” For any average worker in the US, getting sick and missing work is something one cannot afford especially when his or her family relies solely on them financially. Do you know that the US is the only country among the 22 developed nations that does not guarantee paid sick leave [...]

By | October 15th, 2015|FMLA|Comments Off on Working Towards Healthier Lives With the Paid Sick Leave Law

Learn Your Worth in the Work Place: Check Out the WageSpot App

It’s a common thing. Many people are not aware of their own worth in the work place despite their skills and experience. They are underpaid compared to others who are doing exactly the same thing they do. Others find it difficult to ask for a raise on the job because they are not even [...]

By | October 13th, 2015|Featured|Comments Off on Learn Your Worth in the Work Place: Check Out the WageSpot App

10 Severance Pay Negotiation Tips

If you are evaluating a severance agreement, you should consider speaking to one of our severance lawyers.  The video below provides some insight into the key terms in a severance package.  We offer a severance agreement review and strategy session for $650.

By | September 15th, 2015|Severance Pay|Comments Off on 10 Severance Pay Negotiation Tips

Six Key Points to Consider when Reviewing a Severance Agreement

These tips may help you evaluate your severance package.   Each case is different so mileage may vary.   It's a great idea to consult with an experienced New York severance lawyer. 1. What is the severance pay schedule? Many companies will propose a payout in 30 or 45 [...]

By | September 15th, 2015|Severance Pay|Comments Off on Six Key Points to Consider when Reviewing a Severance Agreement