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Showing posts with label real tips HR. Show all posts
Showing posts with label real tips HR. Show all posts

Friday, March 06, 2020

Coronavirus: What Employers Need to Know

Friday, January 31, 2020

Employers Exposure When Firing a Pregnant Employee

Attorneys Andrew Lieb and Mordy Yankovich share tips for employers who want to fire a pregnant employee due to employment issues. Learn how the exposure can be over 6 figures and what employers need to do to protect themselves from a lawsuit.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Real Tips HR: Non-Compete Agreements & Exposure

As the NYC tech scene keeps getting bigger and bigger, we are seeing more and more employees trying to get poached from one company to another. They are getting thrown oodles of money to leave their jobs. Attorneys Andrew Lieb and Mordy Yankovich share tips on what employees should know when switching jobs when they signed non-compete agreements. Learn what is enforceable and what type of exposure employees and new employers face.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Real Tips HR: Restaurants Stealing Tips From Waitstaff

Restaurant tips are often illegally withheld from waitstaff. Attorneys Andrew Lieb and Mordy Yankovich discuss employer's liability and exposure to wage and hour disputes plus best practices for restaurants to avoid being named in a class action with astronomical damages.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Real Tips HR: How Employers Should Respond to Requests For Religious Time Off

Employment law experts Andrew Lieb, Esq. and Mordy Yankovich, Esq advise employers how to put policies in place and respond to requests by employees to take additional time off for religious reasons.

Watch this short video clip

Monday, November 25, 2019

Real Tips HR: The Timing of Terminating an Employee

Employers need to quickly fire an employee to reduce exposure. Employment experts Mordy Yankovich and Andrew Lieb share tips in this short clip.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Real Tips HR: How to accommodate pregnant employees in the workplace

Mordy Yankovich and Andrew Lieb discuss employers duty to offer reasonable accommodations to pregnant employees if there is a condition related to the pregnancy that affects how the employee can perform their job duties.

Watch this short clip here. 

Monday, November 11, 2019

Real Tips HR: What happens if an employer takes away a benefit that an employee already earned?

Employment law experts Andrew Lieb and Mordy Yankovich discuss removing accrued benefits to employees in this short clip.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Real Tips HR: Can Employers Fire an Employee Accused of Sexual Harassment?

In this #metoo movement, employers must know how to react when an employee gets accused of sexual harassment. Can employers just fire someone on the spot? Andrew Lieb and Mordy Yankovich explain the answer in this short clip.

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Real Tips HR: New Discrimination Standard in NYS Coming Soon

Jokes which previously did not rise to the level for discrimination in the State of New York because they weren't pervasive may now qualify for a claim. Learn how even non-employees can bring suit for being offended by sex jokes. It's time to get your sexual harassment training today at

Friday, May 31, 2019

Sexual Harassment Complaints up 62% since 2016

According to the NYS Division of Human Rights, in legislative testimony provided earlier this month, sexual harassment complaints made to the Division have increased 62% since 2016.

Plus, this gigantic increase in complaints occurred before every employee in the State received training as to their rights when either being a victim of sexual harassment or being retaliated against for attempting to stop harassment.

Remember - every employer must train their employees before October 9, 2019 per Labor Law 201-g.

Failure to train is a misdemeanor and will be the kiss of death when trying to defend the company against a complaint of sex discrimination.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Real Tips HR: How to fire an ugly employee (episode 7)

Everything employers need to know about firing an ugly employee.

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Real Tips HR | Emotional distress is real and can result in 6 figure settlements

Neither physical contact nor physical injury is required to file a discrimination case. In this short video, Andrew Lieb, Esq. and Mordy Yankovich, Esq. illustrate the real exposure employers face from discrimination lawsuits including emotional distress damages, lost wages, punitive damages and attorneys' fees.

Monday, April 01, 2019

New Sexual Harassment Law Alert - NYC Employers Must Annually Train Independent Contractors Effective 4/1/19

On 4/1/19 a brand new NYC law requires employers to annually train all employees and independent contractors and have a compliance protocol in place. Andrew Lieb, Esq. and Mordy Yankovich Esq share the news and explain the requirements.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Employers & Business Owners with Independent Contractors - Learn What to do with a Payroll Audit

Andrew Lieb, Esq. and Mordy Yankovich Esq. explain the line between an independent contractor and an employee and what happens when you get it wrong. Employers, learn when to get an Attorney involved when facing a payroll audit. Advising a CPA is just not enough. Learn your exposure.

Monday, March 18, 2019

Employers With Independent Contractors - What You Need To Know About The New Law Requiring Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

Andrew Lieb, Esq. and Mordy Yankovich, Esq. clarify what employers need to know about the new NYS and NYC laws requiring sexual harassment prevention training.

Watch this clip and learn about your responsibilities and exposure.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Real Tips HR: Sexual Harassment Prevention Trainings & Policies in NY

Learn what happens when NY Employers do not provide sexual harassment prevention trainings and policies to their employees. Every NYS employer must provide their employees with both an annual sexual harassment prevention training and policy pursuant to Labor Law section 201-g. It is a misdemeanor for Employers to violate the Labor Law and likely will trigger an EPLI insurance provider to disclaim coverage in a prospective sex discrimination lawsuit. Employment Experts Andrew Lieb, Esq. and Mordy Yankovich, Esq. share your risks.

Monday, January 21, 2019

Real Tips HR: How Employers Should Handle Sexual Harassment Complaints after Party (Episode 1)

Introducing our new HR YOUTUBE channel - answering tough questions faced by employers so you don't have to. Stay tuned for more!

View Episode OneEmployment Attorneys Andrew Lieb and Mordy Yankovich share tips for Employers about how to handle an initial sexual harassment complaint stemming from an office holiday party. Learn to 1) obtain a statement; 2) with a witness; 3) using a complaint form; 4) to evaluate whether a formal investigation is necessary; and 5) to always have a sexual harassment policy at your workplace.