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Last month, Catherine Danforth, a former paralegal at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, sued the firm in Georgia federal court for violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Danforth had worked for the firm since 2019. In February 2021, she disclosed information about her psychiatric disorders to two office administrators. Shortly after this, she overheard these administrators referring to her as a “nutcase.”
Have you been fired in connection with a long-term illness or disability? A family member’s illness or disability? A pregnancy, maternity leave, or even an adoption? You’re not alone. FMLA-related terminations are among the most common employment law violations every year—but many people still aren’t aware that their job is protected under the FMLA.
The Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, ensures job-protected, unpaid leave for medical and/or family-related circumstances requiring absences from work. This act allows eligible employees to
Working Solutions NYC Announces New Content on Amazon Flex and Finding a NYC Lawyer for Wrongful Termination or Misclassification
Working Solutions NYC, a team of top-rated employment attorneys working on severance, FMLA, and unpaid wages issues in New York and New Jersey at https://www.workingsolutionsnyc.com/, is proud to announce new content on Amazon Flex, wrongful termination, and misclassification issues in New York and New Jersey.
Are you confused about your overtime pay? Do you think you might have unpaid overtime wages? You might be right! Seek legal assistance from the Law Office of Christopher Q. Davis, located in New York City and Livingston, NJ. Contact us today at (201) 989-1920 to schedule a free case evaluation and receive experienced legal counsel.
Drivers for Flower Foods Inc., parent company of Wonder Bread, are working towards a $9 million settlement in a class action lawsuit that accused the company of misclassifying drivers as independent contractors.
Have You Been Furloughed for Six Months or More? You May Be Eligible to Receive Sixty Days of Pay Under the WARN Act!
In March 2020, thousands of New York workers were laid off as the pandemic began. And while some of these workers were able to return to the workplace, many were without work for months. If you were furloughed for six months or more, you may be eligible to receive sixty days of pay and benefits under the New York Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (NY WARN Act). The WARN Act requires employers to send notices about certain employment decisions,
A former Apple employee recently filed claims against the company for unlawful termination. Janneke Parrish, who held the position of an Apple Program Manager (AAPL), was fired on October 14, 2021. While there is no comment from Apple on the matter, the company’s CEO gave an earlier statement to employees, expressing their disapproval of confidential information leaks. Parrish explained to CNN Business that she was fired days later, after refusing to turn over personal files on her desktop before deleting