Category Archives: Employment Law

The Americans with Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act

If you have a disability, you may be discouraged about asking for accommodations so that you can do your job to the best of your ability. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) can protect you if you were fired due to your disability, but before you file a claim, here is what you should know […]

Age Discrimination at Work

Age Discrimination at Work

Employment discrimination should not be tolerated under any circumstances, but there are certain forms of discrimination that are more nebulous and difficult to prove than others are. Age discrimination at work is one such example; sometimes older workers are indeed wrongfully terminated due to their age, but factors such as changes in an industry or […]

Employer Job References

Employer Job References

As we move from job to job as we pursue our ideal careers and seek to pay all our bills, the issue of professional references inevitably arises. A glowing recommendation from a previous, recent employer is a golden ticket, as this kind of reference underscores that you were a valuable employee and that you left […]

New York Employment Law Guide

New York Employment Law Guide

Download Our Free Employment Law Guide The workplace should be a setting in which every employee feels comfortable and receives the support needed to do her or his job. Unfortunately, not every office or facility is hospitable to all its employees, and threats to worker safety can be far less obvious than hazardous conditions. An […]

Sexual Harassment at Work

Sexual Harassment at Work

Download Our Free Employment Law Guide A workplace should be a safe space in which all employees can contribute to the good of their company, but workplace harassment is an all too regular and unfortunate event that can arise. Sexual harassment, which tends to be perpetrated by men against women but is not restricted to […]

Filing Workplace Harassment Charges

Filing Workplace Harassment Charges | Hamburg Employment Lawyers

What’s Important To Know About Filing Workplace Harassment Charges When it comes to the issue of harassment in a workplace – people will call me or come in to see me, and say, “Well, the handbook says I’m supposed to complain to my employer over harassment.” It’s very important to remember that the employer gets […]

Fired For Social Media Posts

Fired For Social Media Posts | Hamburg Employment Lawyers | Labor Law

Can you be fired for social media posts, even if they’re posted outside of work? In this day and age, I don’t know anyone who doesn’t have some sort of social media account – be it Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Occasionally, friends, potential clients, or other people I meet will ask me, “Can my boss […]