November 18, 2022

Recording: Paid Family Leave in NY

Woven Bodies, an inclusive digital practice supporting queer folks + allies from family planning through parenthood hosted Associate Alex Berke to offer training on Paid Family Leave. The class was moderated by Morgane Richardson — Perinatal Health Educator, Doula and co-creator of Woven Bodies. You can rent the class for $15 through Woven Bodies.

The class covers the following topics:

  • Understanding, accessing and utilizing Paid Family Leave
  • Taking parental leave from your job
  • Asking for accommodations from your employer
  • Navigating Paid Family Leave as a self-employed person
  • Thinking ahead during Covid-19

Berke-Weiss Law Attorneys Speak at Endometriosis Foundation Conference

March 27, 2023
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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
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Elon Musk mocked a Twitter employee for his disability and lack of clarity regarding job status, highlighting issues disabled workers face in the workplace.

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