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Emotionally Distressed – Cummings v. Premier Rehab Keller, P.L.L.C. and Its Implications on Title IX Damages
By Steven C. Johnson, Law Clerk Thirty years have passed since the United States Supreme Court held that plaintiffs claiming intentional violations of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VI, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d; the Education Amendments Act of 1972, Title IX, 20 U.S.C....
Founding Member Sarah J. Burger was selected alongside no more than 5% of New York attorneys as a 2022 Super Lawyer for Labor and Employment Law....
By: Steven C. Johnson, Law Clerk In a recent landmark decision–Reuter v. City of Methuen–the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“MSJC”) took an employee-friendly stance and made it abundantly clear that the Commonwealth would not stand idle in the face of wage...
Massachusetts’ New Paid Family Medical Leave is Live – What if You Were Treated Poorly By Your Employer Because You Took It?
Massachusetts’ New Paid Family Medical Leave is Live – What if You Were Treated Poorly By Your Employer Because You Took It? Massachusetts recently revamped the Commonwealth’s Paid Family and Medical Leave law, and “went live” in January, 2021.[i] The Paid Family and...
Burger Law Group PLLC is co-sponsoring the Annual Greater Boston PFLAG Benefit and Auction on May 12, 2021 at 6:30pm. The 2021 event theme – STRONGER TOGETHER – reminds us what’s possible when we join forces in support of a safer, more inclusive society for LGBTQ+...
“A deal struck by the involved parties and included in the state budget will keep money from gaming at Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady flowing to the owners and trainers of harness racing horses at the Saratoga harness track.. . “We are pleased to have...
Burger, attorney for SHHA, takes exception to Liebman’s characterization of harness racing. "Harness racing is generations old and remains how thousands of middle-class New Yorkers earn a living and continue to support the inter-related equine and agricultural...
Employers of all sizes across New York State should familiarize themselves with the New York State Paid Sick Leave law (“NYSPSL”). All private sector employees are covered, regardless of industry, occupation, part-time status and overtime exempt status. While employees of federal, state, local and public schools are not covered, employees of charter schools, private schools and not-for-profit organizations are.
The following guidelines will be followed at both of our locations for our safety and yours: All clients may continue to meet virtually by Telephone, Zoom or other remote means. Clients will be contacted prior to their appointment and asked the following questions: ...
Just prior to a scheduled damages hearing, on June 23, 2020, the City of Glens Falls Common Council voted unanimously to approve a six-figure settlement effectively ending a nearly four year lawsuit filed by the city’s former assessor over her termination. In February...
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