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So You Want To Be An Independent Consultant

Fourth post in the series, New York Employees: What Your Employer Knows and You Should Learn Now So You Want To Be An Independent Consultant.  Some people prefer to work for themselves.  When a company hires you as a consultant, it … Read more…

Moonlighting Might Get You More Than You Bargained For

Third post in the series, New York Employees: What Your Employer Knows and You Should Learn Now Moonlighting Might Get You More Than You Bargained For. If you suddenly decide you want to become a weekend filmmaker or inventor, you may need … Read more…

Just Because You Wrote It Doesn’t Mean You Own the Copyright

Second post in the series, New York Employees: What Your Employer Knows and You Should Learn Now Just Because You Wrote It Doesn’t Mean You Own the Copyright. Your employer owns the copyright in any written work you create for … Read more…

New York Employees: What Your Employer Knows and You Should Learn Now

This is the first in a series of blogs that will be posted periodically. You Signed It; You’re Bound To It.  Carefully read your offer letter, contract, non-disclosure agreement and other similar documents before you sign them.  Decide whether you can live … Read more…

Retaliation and the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act

New York’s new Wage Theft Prevention Act, which went into effect in April 2011, is a major step forward in protecting the rights of New York employees. Under the new law, employees who suffer from unlawful retaliation as a result … Read more…