Workplace Contracts & Agreements

Most employers want to do the right thing, but they don't know how. The lawyers at Berke-Weiss Law PLLC work closely with businesses of all sizes to remain in compliance with the myriad of statutes governing the employment relationship. 

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Handbook Review and Preparation

We have prepared numerous employee handbooks and employment policies on various subjects, including sexual harassment prevention, social media response, reasonable accommodation provisions for disabled employees, and employee time-keeping administration. We advise our clients to ensure that employees are properly classified and paid, avoiding future liability.

Workplace Policies

It’s important to have workplace policies in place so you remain compliant and your employees understand their obligations. Our employment lawyers advise clients on the need to develop workplace policies, effectively communicate about and update those policies based on new developments in New York and federal law.

Contracts Review and Drafting

Making an offer of employment or looking to hire contractors? If your business needs their current contracts reviewed, or written from scratch, our attorneys work directly with you to understand your goals and ensure agreements are compliant.

Consultations

Have questions about New York employment laws? Not sure how to classify a new employee? Want to better understand your obligations surrounding reasonable accommodations, family leave, or pay structure? Call us to set up a consultation to discuss your specific needs.

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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