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NYS Close to Banning Some Non-Compete Agreements

July 31, 2023
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A bill limiting non-compete agreements in New York awaits the Governor's signature.

What Effects Are Salary Transparency Laws Having?

July 18, 2023
Examining the effects of new laws aimed at providing salary transparency for job seekers.

EEOC Now Accepting Complaints under Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

July 13, 2023
The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act is in effect and the EEOC is accepting complaints.

Menopause Set to Be Next Frontier in Workplace Accommodations

June 12, 2023
Growing awareness of the impact of menopause is prompting employers to reassess how they support women going through this stage of life, including better policies and accommodations for affected workers.

President Biden Signs Sweeping Executive Order For Care

April 25, 2023
Biden Administration issues executive order to improve care for Americans with 50 Directives aimed at accessibility, affordability, and working conditions for care providers.

Law360 Covers Berke-Weiss Law's Successful Defeat of Motion to Dismiss in Unpaid Wages Case

April 20, 2023
Law360 covers Berke-Weiss Law PLLC's successful defeat of motion to dismiss in wage case.

FTC Seeks Radical Overhaul of Non-compete Clauses

April 14, 2023
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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is proposing changes to target non-compete clauses in contracts.

Berke-Weiss Law Recognized by Super Lawyers for Legal Excellence in 2022

April 12, 2023
Laurie Berke-Weiss, Alex Berke, and Rosa Aliberti have been selected to the 2022 New York-Metro: Women’s Edition Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

Berke-Weiss Law Attorneys Speak at Endometriosis Foundation Conference

March 27, 2023
Berke-Weiss Law attorneys, Laurie Berke-Weiss, Alex Berke, and Rosa Aliberti, spoke at the EndoFound Global Patient Symposium, commonly referred to as Patient Day, about the legal rights and protections for those with endometriosis.

AI and Compliance, Employers Brace for a Brave New World

March 16, 2023
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Over the last decade, more and more companies have utilized automated tools to aid in hiring, training, retaining. Historically, when practices and technologies are adopted rapidly, the law takes time to catch up and this is no different, with 2023 looking to be a year where companies are going to come under more detailed regulatory and compliance regimes focused on AI.

Elon Musk’s Public Mocking of Employee’s Disability Highlights the Importance of Reasonable Accommodations and Health Information Privacy

March 16, 2023
Elon Musk mocked a Twitter employee for his disability and lack of clarity regarding job status, highlighting issues disabled workers face in the workplace.

Manhattan District Attorney’s Office Creates the Worker Protection Unit to Prosecute Wage Theft and Other Employee Harassment and Exploitation

March 16, 2023
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Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg Launches Worker Protection Unit and Stolen Wage Fund.

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