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What Makes a Termination Wrongful?

You have undoubtedly heard of wrongful termination: the act of firing an employee for an illegal reason, such as his or her race or sex. But there is much more to proving that a wrongful termination occurred. This is where it can become tricky and many individuals, even those who do have a legitimate claim,…

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NY Workers’ Compensation Laws: Who is and isn’t Covered?

New York City public school teachers, firefighters, sanitation workers and police officers are not covered under NY State Workers’ compensation laws. Yet, private school teachers, public school teachers outside New York City and volunteer firefighters within the City are covered. While the vast majority of workers are covered under the New York workers’ compensation law,…