Massachusetts Passes Expansive Pay Equity Law

August 25th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Equal Pay, Massachusetts Law

On August 1, 2016, the Massachusetts legislature unanimously enacted its Act to Establish Pay Equity (the “Act”). Following a national…

Continue Reading →

Chicago Passes Paid Sick Leave Law

July 27th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Illinois Law, Sick Leave Laws

On June 22, 2016, the Chicago City Council unanimously voted to add the city to the list of over 20…

Continue Reading →

Title IX Procedures are Still Being Side-Lined

June 10th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Education Law, Student Harassment

In 2014, students at my alma mater brought a new organization to campus: It Ends With Us. Around that same…

Continue Reading →

New Law Expands Protections for Trade Secrets and Whistleblowers

May 25th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Confidential Information, Whistleblowers

On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Defense of Trade Secrets Act. This new law creates a…

Continue Reading →

Fourth Circuit Court Bans Gender Discrimination in School Restrooms

April 20th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Circuit Court Decisions, Discrimination, Education Law, Gender/ Sex

In the wake of North Carolina’s recent controversial restroom law, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit…

Continue Reading →

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…

Continue Reading →

NY May Require Teachers to Recognize Student Mental Illness

March 4th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Education Law, New York Law

We are pleased to learn of a proposed New York State bill that would require teachers, as part of their…

Continue Reading →

Bullying May Factor Into Students’ Individualized Education Plans

January 21st, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Circuit Court Decisions, Education Law, Student Bullying

Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the federal government requires states to provide a free appropriate public education…

Continue Reading →

NYC Discrimination Law Protects Employees Who Are “Caregivers”

January 20th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Discrimination, Employment Law, Homecare, New York City Law

As of May 4, 2016, it will be unlawful for any employer in New York City to discriminate on the…

Continue Reading →

Whole Foods Blanket No-Recording Policy Violates NLRA

January 7th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Labor Law, NLRA, Privacy Rights

The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that a blanket no-recording policy by Whole Foods is unlawful under the National…

Continue Reading →

Jules Halpern Associates LLC

Workplace and Education Law Advisors

Jules Halpern Associates LLC
JULES HALPERN ASSOCIATES LLC is a boutique law firm committed to serving our clients in all facets of their workplace issues. We provide personalized, practical advice that resonates with our clients’ business objectives.
212-658-9313
1225 Franklin Ave, Suite 200 Garden City NY 11530 516-466-3200 https://plus.google.com/u/0/104226190479443206790/posts
45 Rockefeller Plaza, Suite 2000 New York NY 10111 212-786-7380 https://plus.google.com/u/0/114488933127716576681/posts
Jules Z. Halpern

Locations

Long Island Office
1225 Franklin Ave | Suite 200
Garden City, New York 11530
tel: 516.466.3200 | fax: 212.658.9313

New York City Office
45 Rockefeller Plaza | Suite 2000
New York, New York 10111
tel: 212.786.7380 | fax: 212.658.9313

Real Workplace Issues Newsletter

Please enter your e-mail address below to sign up for our topical e-newsletter, Real Workplace Issues.

Follow Us

  • linkedin
  • Facebook
  • Halpern Associates on Twitter

Copyright © 2018 All rights reserved Jules Halpern Associates LLC | Attorney Advertising