Category: Labor and Employment Law

Student-Athletes Denied Wages for Athletic Training

Student-Athletes Denied Wages for Athletic Training

–by Ryan White Source: Berger v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, No. 16-1558, 2016 WL 7051905 (7th Cir. Dec. 5, 2016). Abstract:  Two former members of the University of Pennsylvania Women’s Track and Field team...

Survey: 2015 Labor & Employment Law

Survey: 2015 Labor & Employment Law

Survey of New York Labor and Employment Law for 2014–2015. View Full PDF Bruce S. Levine, is of counsel to and a former member of the law firm of Cohen, Weiss and Simon, LLP, which...

The NFL’s New Application of the Rooney Rule

The NFL’s New Application of the Rooney Rule

— by Ben Cranston Abstract: If the statistical evidence of success of the NFL’s “Rooney Rule” is any indicator of future increased diversity, we will be seeing significantly more female executives working for NFL...

Survey: 2014 Labor & Employment Law

Survey: 2014 Labor & Employment Law

Survey of New York Labor & Employment law for 2013–2014. View Full PDF Tyler Hendry, associate at Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC; J.D., magna cum laude, 2010, University at Buffalo Law School; B.A., summa cum...

Farruggia v. Town of Penfield 0

Farruggia v. Town of Penfield

This appeal addresses an order by the New York Supreme Court denying summary judgment, granting summary judgment, denying partial summary judgment, and granting a motion for leave to amend. The Plaintiff, Gaetano Farruggia, was...

Harwood v. Addison 0

Harwood v. Addison

This appeal concerns the termination of employment of a public employee. The Petitioner, Brenda Harwood, served as a senior account clerk typist in the City of Watertown’s Parks and Recreation Department. After a twenty-nine...

Foots v. Consol. Bldg. Contrs., Inc. 0

Foots v. Consol. Bldg. Contrs., Inc.

This is an appeal and cross-appeal from three summary judgment rulings in a personal injury action. The plaintiff, James Foots, was an employee of the lessee, Sodexho, a commercial laundry business. As part of...

Spoleta Construction, LLC v. Aspen Ins. UK Ltd. 0

Spoleta Construction, LLC v. Aspen Ins. UK Ltd.

This case on appeal concerns the notice provision of an insurance policy covering a third party contracted employee. The plaintiff in this case, Spoleta Construction, LLC, contracted defendant Hub-Langie Paving, Inc., to complete paving...

Bish v. Odell Farms P’ship 0

Bish v. Odell Farms P’ship

This appeal addresses the interpretation of NY Labor Law § 240(1) and NY Labor Law § 241(6). The plaintiff, Robert Bish, was a cement truck driver who was injured following a slip and fall...

Survey: 2013 Labor & Employment Law

Survey: 2013 Labor & Employment Law

Survey of New York Labor & Employment Law for 2012–2013. View Full PDF Tyler T. Hendry: Associate at Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC; J.D., magna cum laude, 2010, University at Buffalo Law School; B.A., summa cum...