Employment lawyers serving Geneva, Auburn, Ithaca, and Peen Yan, New York areas

New York State’s Regulation of Non-Compete Agreements: What Employers Need to Know

Lisa BabiarzEmployment Law, News

State employment laws are constantly changing, and New York State is no exception. The Empire State has recently enacted new regulations regarding non-compete agreements. It’s important that employers are aware of these changes so that they don’t violate the laws. Likewise, employees must be aware of the rules so that they can know when their rights have been violated. Who …

Holiday Terminations and Layoffs: Know Your Legal Rights

Lisa BabiarzEmployment Law, News

Employment lawyers across the country see it day in and day out. Pre and post-holiday layoffs have become far too common. Retail sector employers are notorious for cutting jobs after Christmas. Restaurant and hotel worker jobs are often tanked. And in November 2022 alone, tech companies laid off hundreds of thousands of workers, with companies like Microsoft, Tesla, and Twitter …

Employment Law Firm in Geneva, Auburn, Ithaca, and Peen Yan NY

Employment law basics for remote work employees in New York State

Lisa BabiarzEmployment Law

Employment law basics, including remote work, have significantly changed with the pandemic. Before the year 2020, it was common for every worker to work in an office and very few people worked from home. Now, everything has changed. According to a 2020 study by the National Bureau of Economic Research, 35.2% of people reported that they started working from home …