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Why Companies Steal Money from their Employees

By | June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Employment Attorneys, Wages & Hours|

More money is stolen each year through wage theft than all other crimes combined.   Approximately 135 $Billion.  Low wage workers are hit hardest as they on average lost about one-third of their earnings each year to wage theft.   This video explains the two primary reasons why wage theft happens. [...]

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Fired on FMLA: The Story of Rodney Jones

By | June 20th, 2017|Categories: FMLA|

The Family Medical Leave Act was created to give employees time off to care for themselves or close family members.   Rodney Jones needed time off for surgery but he wound up getting fired.   Technically an employee is free to do what they want on FMLA leave, but posting photographs of yourself [...]

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Six Key Points to Consider when Reviewing a Severance Agreement

By | September 15th, 2015|Categories: Severance Pay|

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 days [...]

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Business Expense Reimbursement for San Francisco Employees

By | August 7th, 2015|Categories: Wages & Hours|Tags: , |

Business Expense Reimbursement For San Francisco Employees - What You Need to Know if You Pay Business Expenses Out-of-Pocket Many San Francisco employees are required to commute between two or more work sites during the day.  This obligation raises several important issues that San Francisco employees should be aware of.  First, San Francisco employees are entitled to [...]

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New York Severance Agreements

By | July 13th, 2015|Categories: Severance Pay|

 New York Severance Agreements As a general rule, employment relationships in New York are at-will. Typically, that means you can be terminated for any reason (or even no reason), so long as your employer is not basing the decision on a discriminatory or retaliatory motive. Despite this general rule, many companies offer terminated executives New York [...]

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