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1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for New York on
Q: I've heard I can take disability and tack it onto a pregnancy leave - is that possible?
Charles Joseph
Charles Joseph answered on Aug 24, 2018

Under the New York State Paid Family Leave Act (NYSPFL), which took effect on January 1, 2018, you can take up to 8 weeks of paid leave in order to bond with your newborn. You are entitled to receive 50% of your salary up to $652.96 per week.

If you are temporarily disabled by a pregnancy,...
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Q: I got unlawfully let go from my job at the end of march 2018. Could i still pursue this case or is it to late?

My manager claimed to corporate HR that I put in my 2 week notice verbally to leave the job, but could not supply one because one does not exist and HR still said that they stand behind him and will not give me my position back.

Charles Joseph
Charles Joseph answered on Aug 22, 2018

It is not too late to file a claim, but it’s important to act quickly.

If your termination violated federal discrimination laws, you only have 180 days (about 6 months) from your termination to file a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). You are not allowed...
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