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Labor Law 740 Whistleblower Protection

Author: Josh Gittleman Uploaded: Friday, November 12, 2021, 9:36 AM Last Edited: Friday, November 12, 2021, 9:42 AM Generally, at-will employment is when the employer has the ability to terminate an employee for any reason and without warning, as long as the reason is not illegal. There is a relatively short list of illegal reasons (e.g.,[...]
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Private Employer Mandating CoVid Vaccine Must Consider Exemptions for Pregnant Women

Author: David DeToffol Uploaded: Friday, October 29, 2021, 1:20 PM Federal law prohibits discrimination on the basis of pregnancy pursuant to the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) of 1978. The PDA, which was an amendment to Title VII, does not affirmatively require reasonable accommodations for pregnant women. However, pregnancy-related conditions may qualify as a disability under the[...]
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N.Y. False Claims Act

Author: David DeToffol Uploaded: Thursday, October 21, 2021, 1:03 PM Last Edited: Thursday, October 21, 2021, 1:04 PM What is the New York False Claims Act? When considering a New York whistleblower lawyer, you need someone you can trust. An experienced and fearless ally who knows how to take on large corporations and Wall Street[...]
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S.E.C. Whistleblower Awards

Author: David DeToffol Uploaded: Friday, October 15, 2021, 2:02 PM Last Edited: Friday, November 5, 2021, 6:22 PM Awards are a key driver of the success of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) whistleblower program to uncover financial misconduct, allowing the agency to rely on well-positioned industry insiders with high quality information about financial[...]
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Can an employer require its employee to vaccinate?

Author: David DeToffol Uploaded: Friday, September 10, 2021, 2:31 PM COVID-19 vaccines has given rise to a new question: Can employers require employees to vaccinate? While the short answer is generally yes, there are legal and practical limitations. On the legal side, an employer’s mandatory vaccine policy must provide exceptions for disability and religious accommodations. On[...]
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