NYC “Cooperative Dialogue” Accommodation Law

November 16th, 2018 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Accommodation Law, Disability, Employee Relations, Human Resources, New York City Law, Pregnancy, Religion

On October 15, 2018, an amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”), which requires all New York…

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Dogs in the Workplace

September 26th, 2018 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Disability, Employee Benefits, Employee Relations, Employment Trends, Millennials, Workplace Culture

Dogs are known as man’s best friend. But for most of American history, dogs have been shunned from the workplace….

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Regulations Regarding the New York Family Leave Law

As reported in a prior Newsletter, New York State is mandating paid family leave for all employees. The New York…

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Balancing Mental Health Accommodations with Workplace Policies

Millions of Americans live with mental illness and face the task of combating mental health impairments in their daily lives….

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New Workplace Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities

July 27th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Disability, Technology

In 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 17.5% of individuals with disabilities were employed, a small increase…

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Employers May Have to Accommodate Employees with Allergies

March 29th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Disability, Employment Law

Under the law, a “disability” is not limited to physical impediments to movement, but can also include impairments to other…

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Colorado Allows Termination for Medical Marijuana

June 25th, 2015 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Colorado Law, Disability, Discrimination, Employment Law

Despite being the first state to legalize recreational marijuana, Colorado took a different turn when its Supreme Court held that employees…

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EEOC Issues Wellness Guidelines

May 28th, 2015 | By Jules Halpern Associates | ADA, Disability, Employee Performance, Wellness Programs

Employers’ wellness programs are becoming a popular vehicle for employees to achieve healthier lives. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”)…

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Marijuana in the Workplace

February 25th, 2015 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Disability, Discrimination, New Jersey Law, New York Law

Marijuana stands at a crossroads where federal and state regulations meet. Federally, marijuana is a schedule I substance, making the sale,…

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Job Descriptions – An Important Management Tool

August 28th, 2014 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Disability, Employee Classification, Employee Handbook, Hiring, Human Resources

Maintaining up-to-date job descriptions for every position is one of the simplest, yet most effective investments an organization can make….

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