We advise and counsel clients on issues relating to workplace harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination, mergers and acquisitions-related issues, executive compensation and retention payment programs, general workforce reductions, application of employment laws, such as Title VII, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, hiring and firing, drug testing, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, wage and hour laws, internationally based personnel and labor-management relations and labor disputes. We help our clients draft and negotiate employment and separation termination agreements and general releases, as well as develop programs and practices designed to comply with federal, state and local labor and employment laws, including drafting and reviewing employee handbooks, employment applications and background/credit/reference check authorization forms.
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Kevin Curnin, Director of Stroock's Public Service Project, interviewed on Dow Jones Online regarding Hurricane Katrina Anniversary and the founding of Second Wind.
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"NLRB 'Un-friended' Your Company's Social Media Policy"By: Howard S. Lavin
Vol. 34, No. 4, Spring 2009
“Does Charging Party’s Receipt of a Right-to-Sue Letter and Commencement of a Lawsuit Divest the EEOC of its Investigative Authority Over That Charge?”
February 27, 2009
“The 17th Amendment and Vacant Senate Seats”
Vol. 34, No. 3, Winter 2008
“Split Circuits: Are Employers Required to Credit Pre-PDA Pregnancy Leaves When Calculating Retirement Benefits?”
Vol. 34, No. 2, Fall 2008
“Split Circuits: Can Unions Waive Members’ Rights to a Judicial Forum?”
“Employee or Independent Contractor: A Distinction With a Difference”
“Federal Judge Issues Preliminary Injunction, Delaying Implementation Of New Department Of Homeland Security Regulations Regarding 'No Match' Letters”; “New York Social Security Number Protection Law Takes Effect January 1, 2008”
“Supreme Court Holds Timeline for Filing Charges of Discrimination Begins from Time of the Discriminatory Pay Decision”
“The United States Supreme Court Limits Public Employees’ First Amendment Speech Rights”By: Alan M. Klinger
"Supreme Court Upholds NLRB Ruling That Employer Ban On Discussion of Wages and Working Conditions Was Unlawful; Ninth Circuit Decision on ‘Facially Sex-Specific’ Conduct; 7th Circuit Decision on Termination of Employee Who Misused Leave Under the Family and Medical Leave Act"