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It’s Over: Ending the Employer-Employee Relationship in New York State

{3:10 minutes to read} The termination of an employee oftentimes presents the same questions to an employer, when considering the termination, and to an employee, when confronted with it. These questions are both legal and practical.

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Does an Agreement Have to be in Writing to be Enforceable?

{5:45 minutes to read} Must your agreement be in writing to be enforceable? The answer is: Yes. Or no. In the world we live in, we make agreements with other people, with companies, and with other businesses. Sometimes they’re formal and … Continue reading

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Should I Agree to Arbitration? Part 1

{5 minutes to read} People unfamiliar with the various forms of alternative dispute resolution often ask the difference between mediation and arbitration. In addition, they often want to know the difference between arbitration and a traditional lawsuit—meaning, going to court. … Continue reading

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Non-Compete Clauses: A Thorny Issue for Job Candidates and Companies—and Attorneys

{5:30 minutes to read} There are risks involved in non-compete agreements, which are often part of an employment contract, and employees and employers should be aware of them. There are many legitimate reasons why an employer may want to include … Continue reading

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Look before you leap!

{3:15 minutes to read} Very often, individuals and companies are presented with documents that they are required to sign in order to obtain a service, purchase goods or engage in a transaction. Unfortunately, these contracts can be lengthy, written in … Continue reading

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