Addressing Claims Made by Employees

As a business owner, manager, or supervisor, you may see or become aware of workplace misconduct or other complaints of unlawful activity at work, such as discrimination or sexual harassment. If an employee makes such a claim, speaking with an attorney before the situation escalates is crucial.

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Sexual Harassment Claims

If a current or former employee makes a complaint about sexual harassment, employers are under certain obligations to address those concerns. Speaking with an attorney to help address the claims can help you take steps in the right direction.

Wage and Hour Claims

 The Department of Labor has strict and specific rules surrounding how, when, and how much employees should be paid for their time. Staying compliant and properly addressing employee complaints can help businesses avoid costly lawsuits.

Discrimination Claims

Terminating employees can come with risks–including claims of discrimination. If a current or former employee claims they’re being discriminated against, it’s important to speak with an attorney to understand your risk or liability, and how to properly address the claims.

Retaliation Claims

Retaliation claims are serious, and can make other claims of harassment or discrimination more difficult to de-escalate. If you’re concerned an employee may claim retaliation, or if they already have, call us to schedule an appointment to discuss your situation.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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