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Employment Law Lawyers In Bay Shore New York

Bay Shore is a hamlet, located in the Town of Islip, County of Suffolk County, New York, United States. Bay Shore celebrated its 300th anniversary in 2008. The population was 23,852 at the 2000 census. Bay Shore is 42 miles from Manhattan, 75 miles from Montauk and 69 miles from Orient Point. Bay Shore is surrounded by West Islip, Brightwaters, and West Bay Shore to the west, North Bay Shore, Brentwood, Baywood, and Deer Park to the north, Islip to the east, and the Great South Bay and Fire Island to the south. Bay Shore has a railroad station of the Montauk Branch of the Long Island Rail Road, which serves both commuters and vacationers as a major gateway to Fire Island and New York City. Bay Shore (along with Brightwaters) is served by the Bay Shore Union Free School District.

What is employment law?

Employment law deals with the relationship between employees and their employer specifying the rights and restrictions applicable to the employee and employer in the workplace. Employment law differs from labor law, which primarily deals with the relationship between employers and labor organizations.

Employment law regulates such issues as employee discipline, benefits, hiring, firing, overtime and breaks, leave, payroll, health and safety in the workplace, non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistleblowing, worker classification as independent contractor or employee, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Answers to employment law issues in New York

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum standards for minimum wage and...

Under federal laws, it is illegal to discriminate against someone (applicant or employee) because of that person's...

The law forbids discrimination because of...

Harassment is a form of employment discrimination that may violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the...

It is unlawful to harass a person (an applicant or employee) because of that person’s sex. Harassment can include "...

The Equal Pay Act requires that men and women in the same workplace be given equal pay for equal work. The jobs need...

It is illegal to fire, demote, refuse to promote, harass, or otherwise “retaliate” against people (applicants or...

Employers covered under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) must grant an eligible employee up to a total of 12 of...

As a general rule, the information obtained and requested through the pre-employment process should be limited to...

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected...