Labor, Employment and Workers’ Compensation Law, 2022-23
- William A. Herbert, Esq.; Norma G. Meacham, Esq.; Martin Minkowitz, Esq.
Contents at a Glance
Labor and Employment Law / Employment at Will and the Just Cause Doctrine / Employment Discrimination / Enforcement of Anti-Discrimination Laws / Collective Bargaining Laws / Union Obligations to Employees / Constitutional Protections and Tenure Rights in the Public Sector Workplace / Federal and State Occupational Safety and Health Acts / Laws Prohibiting Retaliation for Disclosing Employer Misconduct / Fair Labor Standards Act / New York State Labor Law Statutory Provisions / Prevailing Wage / Unemployment Insurance / Legislative and Administrative Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic / Workers’ Compensation / Accident Arising Out of and in the Course of Employment / Notice Under WCL §§ 18 and 28. / Causal Relationship / Medical Benefits / Occupational Disease / Workers’ Compensation Benefits Compared to Disability Benefits / Temporary Payment of Compensation / Workplace Safety and Loss Prevention / Administrative Hearings and Appeals / Third-Party Actions / Fraud / Determination of Claims for Compensation by Officials of the WCB / Advocates for the Injured Worker and Business / Voluntary Withdrawal From Labor Market
Part of the New York Lawyers’ Practical Skills Series (PSS)
PC: 41023/41023E (PSS)
Part One of this practice guide is designed to provide the general practitioner who encounters occasional workplace issues with an overview of the complex and interrelated issues in labor and employment law. Coverage includes the state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination and retaliation in employment, wage and hour laws and workplace health and safety, collective bargaining law in the private and public sectors, and more.
Part Two focuses on the essential questions related to workers’ compensation law in New York State, with tips on evaluating your client’s claim and an overview of the many related forms and their uses.
Coverage of labor and employment law has been substantially revised and reorganized by the authors to make it even more useful for the practitioner. Workers' comp forms have been reviewed and updated, and new forms relating to labor and employment practice have been added.
The 2022-2023 release is current through the 2022 legislative session.
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- February 2, 2023
- 454 pages