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Employment Law Lawyers In Brant Lake New York

Brant Lake is an unincorporated hamlet located in the town of Horicon in Warren County, New York. It is not a census designated place. The hamlet is mainly traversed by NY Route 8, having its own exit from the Adirondack Northway, and Palisades Road. The village center is located to the south of Brant Lake, the lake for which the village is named. On the sides of the lake and towards the north end of the lake are summer homes and summer camps including Pilgrim Camp, Point O' Pines, Brant Lake Camp and several others. To the far north end are picturesque farms and the 1000-acre Curtis S. Read Scout Reservation, owned by the Westchester-Putnam Council of Hawthorne, New York.

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

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