Dean: There's No Oversupply of Lawyers
Effective June 11, 2013, it will be illegal for New York City employers, with at least four employees, to discriminate against persons because of having been unemployed....more
Florida's requirement that applicants for unemployment insurance apply over the Internet and take an online skills test discriminated against the disabled, because they could not easily access the computerized process,...more
Citing the state’s jobless rate, three New Jersey state assemblymen are challenging the longstanding employer practice of restricting the post-employment activities of employees who are terminated or resign. On April 4, 2013,...more
Stock Market Commentary -
Renewed monetary support by the Federal Reserve and dissipation of fear over tax hikes drove U.S. equity markets to record levels in the first quarter. The S&P 500 rose 10.6%, closing the...more
The New York City Council recently enacted a law, over Mayor Bloomberg's veto, that prohibits discrimination against the unemployed in New York City. Other jurisdictions - such as the District of Columbia, New Jersey and...more
The "unemployed" are now a protected class in New York City, with the rights and protections associated with that classification.
Currently, an unemployment claimant must simply report to the Division of Unemployment Insurance by telephone, Internet, or mail as directed by the Division to be eligible for unemployment benefits....more
Last week’s resignation of Bulgaria’s government highlights the economic and political struggles plaguing Europe’s eastern flank, and the risks for investors and companies looking to do business in emerging economies....more
As we predicted in an earlier blog post, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has vetoed legislation aimed at prohibiting discrimination against New York City’s unemployed. ...more
New York City employers beware: The New York City Council has once again acted to expand the nation’s broadest anti-discrimination law – this time to prohibit discrimination against New York City’s unemployed. While several...more
The New York City Council recently passed a proposed law (Bill 814-A) that would prohibit employers in the city from discriminating against unemployed individuals. Although Mayor Bloomberg has promised to veto the bill, the...more
In This Issue:
Leading the Past Week; Legislative Branch; Executive Branch; Miscellaneous; and Upcoming Hearings.
Excerpt from Leading the Past Week -
Even though the Senate sent a debt limit extension to the...more
Well, depending on what county your case is venued in, it depends. Recently in Foley v. Foley, the defendant, ex-husband, filed an appeal from an Order from the Family Court that denied his motion to reduce his alimony...more
Jan. 4 (Bloomberg Law) -- The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects there will be 74,000 new lawyer jobs this decade, while American law schools will produce more than 400,000 graduates. Despite those numbers, "it's not...more
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects there will be 74,000 new lawyer jobs this decade, while American law schools will produce more than 400,000 graduates. Despite those numbers, "it's not clear to me there's an...more
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