Gig companies want to keep costs low and increase profits; gig workers, on the other hand, want to maintain flexibility but still retain basic worker protections. So, this begs the question: can we achieve a system in which gig companies and gig workers both win?
Practice Area: Labor & Employment
Labor traffickers often use insults to belittle workers, undermining their confidence and further subjecting them to their control, telling them things like “No one will believe you” and “No one else would hire you.”
New York courts apply the deliberate indifference standard in Title IX claims involving sexual harassment and assault.
New York lawyers can help curb human trafficking in the state’s labor market by tapping into a wide range of existing laws and social services meant to help trafficking victims take back their lives.
Laws and policies are not enough. The leaders of our firms and organizations – that is, the partners, counsel, officers, directors, and managers – must be role models for proper behavior.
There is no question that an employer can mandate vaccinations, but the devil is in the details and there are pitfalls to avoid. Last week, President Biden issued a sweeping vaccine mandate for all federal workers, as well as a requirement for companies with more than 100 employees to require vaccinations or weekly testing. Knowing … Continued
New York State’s new human rights law was exactly what New York needed. But it can’t work if it isn’t followed.
In the wake of the New York State Attorney General’s investigative findings that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women and created a toxic workplace with retaliatory behavior, the New York State Bar Association will present a timely webinar about harassment and hostile work environment law.