Tag Archives: Protections

The protections of §75 of the Civil Service Law are triggered only if an individual subject to its provisions is terminated for misconduct or incompetence

The protections of §75 of the Civil Service Law are triggered only if an individual subject to its provisions is terminated for misconduct or incompetenceMichel v City of Lackawanna, 2018 NY Slip Op 02070, Appellate Division, Fourth DepartmentJames L. Michel, … Continue reading

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Abortion Debate Intensifies After 2 States Pass Amendment Removing Abortion Protections

From Fox News Network: MONTGOMERY, Ala. – As a piano and violin music play in the background, a sonogram shows a fetus moving in a mother’s stomach as text appears, saying: “Be a voice for the voiceless, Vote YES on… … Continue reading

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Transgender Discrimination Banned in California, Even if Federal Protections Are Shaky

If you are a transgender person living in America today, chances are you have some grave concerns about the current political climate – specifically with regard to transgender discrimination in the workplace. As longtime Los Angeles gender discrimination attorneys, it’s … Continue reading

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Belt and Suspenders: Recent Federal Circuit Case Highlights Importance of Using Trade Secret and Patent Protections for IP

Many companies assume that they need to choose between patent protections or trade secret protections for their intellectual property, thereby foregoing an important tool in their arsenal to protect key company assets. Some believe that these protections are diametrically opposed, … Continue reading

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While Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decision Extends Federal Age Discrimination Protections for Public Employees, New Jersey Law Already Offered Strong Protection to Older Government Employees

Amazingly, despite the law being clear for many years that age discrimination in employment is illegal, and despite the fact that both research and experience have shown the value of mature workers, age discrimination against older employees continues to be … Continue reading

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