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What is the definition of a Whistleblower when it comes to Employment Laws

Lisa Babiarz Employment Law, News

A whistleblower is an employee that reports workplace conditions that could be unsafe or illegal. Unfortunately, unscrupulous employers might retaliate against whistleblowers by firing them, laying them off, cutting their hours, and more. The good news is that your employer can’t retaliate against you for reporting protected disclosures thanks to the Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA). If you’ve been affected by …

Workers Compensation attorneys in Elmira, Ithaca, Syracuse

Littman and Babiarz, a leading Workers’ Compensation Law Firm Serving Geneva, Auburn, Ithaca, and Penn Yan, N.Y.

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When you get hurt on the job, it can be difficult to know where to turn. Perhaps you’re aware of the compensation benefits your employer offers, but you’re not sure where to start. Alternatively, maybe you’ve tried filing a worker’s compensation claim, but have been denied. The good news is that no matter what your situation, worker’s compensation lawyers in …

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Is your employer responsible for providing PPEs in New York State?

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If you’re a worker who needs personal protective equipment to perform your job, you might be asking this question: Is my employer responsible for providing PPEs? In New York State, the answer is yes. But of course, there are employment law regulations that guide who and what is required. Below, we’ll look at those requirements as explained by the top …

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When Should You Contact a Worker’s Compensation Lawyer?

Lisa Babiarz Employment Law, News

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, private employers reported 2.6 million nonfatal work injuries in 2021. If you get injured on the clock, it’s essential to have a plan of action to ensure you protect your rights and livelihood while you’re in recovery. Without the right support, you could be missing out on the benefits you’re entitled to. In …

Do not rush to sign any documents if you think you have a Workers Compensation case

If you are injured, do not rush to sign away your rights!

Lisa Babiarz Employment Law, News, Personal Injury & Workers Compensation

According to worker’s compensation lawyers, there are a lot of mistakes to be made after an accident or injury. From not going to the hospital right away to admitting fault, worker compensation law firms have seen it all. Experienced worker’s compensation attorneys Littman and Babiarz have one piece of advice for those who have a potential claim: If you are …