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Summit is a town in Schoharie County, New York, United States. The population was 1,123 at the time of the 2000 census. The name is derived from a peak (Mt. Wharton) that was thought to be the highest elevation in the county. The Town of Summit is on the western border of the county and is northeast of Oneonta. The Lake View House – A 100 plus year old, allegedly haunted, Hotel, Restaurant and Pub located on Sawyer Hollow Road in Summit. The Lake View House, which closed in 2007 was the only venue in Schoharie County that featured "punk rock" and other out of the mainstream bands, such as skeletonbreath, Scary Crick, The Rubes, The Vader Mountain Boys, The Zydepunks, Mischief Brew, Trabant, Spidey and the Webs and more. It is home to sports legend Kelsea Suchocki who is a national champion in wrestling. It is also the site of the new Finnegan's Wake Music Festival, scheduled for July 28, 2007.

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...

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The law forbids discrimination because of...

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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...