Paid Family Leave, FMLA & other forms of Family Leave

What type of leave should you take? How do I request leave? Am I even eligible for paid leave? If your family is undergoing a shift, you may be entitled to paid leave. Call our FMLA attorneys to schedule an appointment.

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Sometimes all you need is to understand what kind of leave you might be eligible for or how to request it. You can discuss these questions, and your options, with an attorney by scheduling a consultation.

Discrimination for Taking Leave

If you were fired after taking or asking for leave, you may have been discriminated against. The attorneys at Berke-Weiss Law can negotiate with your former employer on your behalf about your claims.

Litigation

While most cases settle before any lawsuits are filed, we have engaged in forceful litigation in state and federal courts and can help you understand what litigation might entail.

Denied Family Leave

If you believe you were wrongfully denied paid family leave by your employer, you may wish to engage an attorney to understand your rights and options going forward.

Resources from our Blog

Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act Regulation Set to Take Effect June 18, 2024

May 15, 2024
The EEOC issues its final rule and interpretive guidance to implement the PWFA.

Laurie Berke-Weiss Participates in NYU Law School Student's Presentation, "Clawback Across the Country"

April 29, 2024
Laurie Berke-Weiss participates in a presentation regarding an NYU Law School student's paper entitled, "Clawback Across the Country."

FTC Rule Bans Most Non-Competes

April 24, 2024
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The FTC has issued a ruling banning noncompetes on the basis that they are an unfair method of competition.

Congress and Lawsuit Threaten NLRB’s Joint Employer Rule

April 1, 2024
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National Labor Relations Board issues a final rule pertaining to joint employment causing some backlash.

Berke-Weiss Law Celebrates International Women's Day with a Favorable Jury Verdict

March 8, 2024
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In honor of International Women's Day, Berke-Weiss Law acknowledges their female clients and celebrates a recent victory.

Law360 Quotes Senior Associate Alex Berke in Article Covering Gov. Hochul’s Recent Proposal to Initiate Prenatal Leave

January 25, 2024
Senior Associate Alex Berke is quoted by Law360 in an article about proposed prenatal leave in New York.

Senior Associate Alex Berke Quoted in Recent Article Published by the American Bar Association

December 18, 2023
Senior Associate Alex Berke shares thoughts and advice in recent article published by the ABA.

Berke-Weiss Law Represents Plaintiff in an Adult Survivors Act Lawsuit Covered By NPR

December 15, 2023
NPR recently covered a complaint filed in the NYS Supreme Court with Berke-Weiss Law as counsel for the plaintiff.

Law360 Quotes Senior Associate Alex Berke in Article Covering Recent Court Decision

December 13, 2023
Senior Associate Alex Berke is quoted in a Law360 article covering the firm's recent win in Frazier v. FCBC Development Corp. et al.

Remote Work Allows More Women with Children Remain Employed

November 20, 2023
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Researchers are piecing together the effects of the pandemic on work life, one being the increase in employment of women with children due to remote work opportunities.

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