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You’re Ready to Go Out on Your Own

The next post in the series, New York Employees: What Your Employer Knows and You Should Learn Now You’re Ready to Go Out on Your Own. That’s great, but don’t prepare for the big move on your employer’s time.  And if … Read more…

You Have Limited Privacy At Work

The next post in the series, New York Employees: What Your Employer Knows and You Should Learn Now You Have Limited Privacy At Work. Many employers monitor their employees’ usage of computers. This is generally lawful. So don’t do your holiday … Read more…

Facebook Is Fun But It Can Get You Into Trouble

The next post in the series, New York Employees: What Your Employer Knows and You Should Learn Now Facebook Is Fun But It Can Get You Into Trouble. Do you really want your employer to know you were out on a … Read more…

Take Those Performance Evaluations Seriously

The next post in the series, New York Employees: What Your Employer Knows and You Should Learn Now Take Those Performance Evaluations Seriously. If you are required to evaluate yourself in writing, think hard about everything you have achieved and … Read more…

I’m Going to HR to Straighten This Out

Tenth post in the series, New York Employees: What Your Employer Knows and You Should Learn Now I’m Going to HR to Straighten This Out. It is always best to seek legal advice before you make your complaint.  Depending on the … Read more…

Get a Copy of Your Employer’s Handbook and Take It Home or Download and Print It From the Company’s Intranet

Ninth post in the series, New York Employees: What Your Employer Knows and You Should Learn Now Get a Copy of Your Employer’s Handbook and Take It Home or Download and Print It From The Company’s Intranet. Then read it.  This … Read more…

It’s Been Bothering You for a Long Time and You’re Finally Ready to Take Legal Action

Eighth post in the series, New York Employees: What Your Employer Knows and You Should Learn Now It’s Been Bothering You for a Long Time and You’re Finally Ready to Take Legal Action. All laws have statutes of limitations, which are … Read more…

We Know You’re Unhappy But Don’t Quit Before You Get Legal Advice

Seventh post in the series, New York Employees: What Your Employer Knows and You Should Learn Now We Know You’re Unhappy But Don’t Quit Before You Get Legal Advice. Most employers view severance pay as compensation for employees who are involuntarily terminated. … Read more…

You Boss is Making You Miserable and You Want to Sue

Sixth post in the series, New York Employees: What Your Employer Knows and You Should Learn Now Your Boss is Making You Miserable and You Want to Sue. Your boss may bethe most irrational and difficult person in the world, but … Read more…

You Were Wrongfully Discharged and You Want To Sue

Fifth post in the series, New York Employees: What Your Employer Knows and You Should Learn Now You Were Wrongfully Discharged and You Want To Sue. Many states, including New York, are employment-at-will states. That means if you don’t like your … Read more…