In New York you may or may not incur costs. It depends on where you file charges or a complaint. The more important question might be the cost of waiting years to resolve your matter. Federal court in New York state is often 2 and closer to 3 or 4 years in some instances to get to a jury assuming no dismissal on summary judgment. Speak with your attorney. There is time value to settlement and your lawyer will explain what that means.
Charles Joseph's answer 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, you may be entitled to temporary benefits under the New York state disability insurance. If so, you can lake short-term disability and then your 8 weeks of paid leave under the NYSPFL. You cannot...
Gary Lane's answer Best thing is to get a consultation with a Workers' Compensation attorney. If you had one in 2014, contact him/her. If not, Worker's Comp attorneys give free consultations. You need a Workers Comp expert.
V. Jonas Urba's answer You need to retain a work comp lawyer ASAP. They charge nothing unless they win. The percentage or fee they can charge is strictly controlled by state law. Lawyer up now. The employer is certain to have many defenses to challenge a late notice of claim.
Employers with independent contractors are surprised to discover that it does not matter what a person is called. It's what they do, how they are paid and controlled, and how much expertise they truly have that matters.
Assuming you have independent contractors who might file an unemployment claim against your corporation at some point not having unemployment, workers compensation or other insurance can be costly.
James Francis Barna Esq's answer There is no requirement under the Family and Medical Leave Act to be compensated for time off for treatment. However, your employer is supposed to coordinate the protections of the FMLA and Workers' Compensation. If your employer chooses to compensate for FMLA leave, or if you have paid sick leave or vacation benefits that you wish to use for this leave, your employer is supposed to allow this.
V. Jonas Urba's answer You should repost your question as an immigration law question. Not that many of us employment lawyers handle immigration law. But all immigration lawyers will know about who is authorized to work where and when. Then if an issue concerns employment laws which affect all workers ask us. Good luck.
Peter Munsing's answer You want to speak with a lawyer who is a member of the NYState Trial Lawyers Assn--that handles maritime/Jones Act cases; they give free consults. No is the short answer to your question.
Bruce McBrien's answer You can still file for benefits but it will be difficult to recover if you did not file for your weekly benefits over the past 3.5 months. The Department of Labor requires that you file for benefits every week, even when you have been denied and are trying to overturn the decision. In NY State you are entitled to 26 weeks of benefits during the year so you may get benefits going forward if you are still out of work, you have not lost those weeks.
2. Injuries on the job are usually handled by the Workers Compensation Tribunal
3. Under NY's workers compensation statute you have 2 years to file a claim.
3. If you previously filed a complaint and it was dismissed there may be a way to reinstate the claims, but much more information is necessary in order to fully address that, but if you sued in the wrong tribunal (i.e. state court as...
V. Jonas Urba's answer Sounds like a great case for a workers compensation lawyer. I have not handled a work comp case in decades but would have loved to represent someone with your facts when I did.
Employers often try to get out of paying by having private insurance pay and the other way as well.
It costs you nothing to hire a comp lawyer. If they don't win they don't get paid. If they win your employer sometimes pays and even if you pay the percentage is closer to 20% than the one third or 40% in...
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