If you work in New York, you have certain protections under the law. Unfortunately, some employers fail to meet their legal obligations to you.
Historically, women occupy a disadvantaged position when it comes to employment, even in the more progressive workplaces of the modern U.S. The nation’s Department of Labor states that in 2020, they earned only 82 cents for every dollar made by their male counterparts.
With the rollout of the coronavirus vaccine, employers are anxious to get workers back onsite. At the same time, many employees have concerns over vaccinations at work: Can my employer force me to get a Vaccine?
If someone asks you how much you make, you may feel awkward, embarrassed, or even attacked. After all, social rules often consider discussing personal money matters to be taboo.
Do you feel that your employer may be discriminating against you? The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is there to help safeguard your rights.
If your employer incorrectly categorizes you as an exempt employee, you could miss out on significant overtime pay. In New York, workers must receive 1.5 times their normal hourly rate for every hour they work over 40 hours a week.