Category: Labor and Employment Law

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 sued the school and the NCAA

Posted in Labor and Employment Law, Legal Pulse, Sports 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 represents unions, individual employees, and employee benefit

Posted in Labor and Employment Law, Survey of New York Law

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 franchises in the coming years. The

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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 laude, 2007, Le Moyne College. Allison Zullo

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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 a construction worker and backhoe operator.

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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 year career with the Department, the

Posted in Administrative Law, Appellate Division, 4th Judicial Department, Article Archive, Civil Practice, Court Watch, Labor and Employment Law

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 the lease, Grinder was responsible for

Posted in Appellate Division, 4th Judicial Department, Article Archive, Court Watch, Labor and Employment Law, Tort Law

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 work on a construction job. Plaintiff

Posted in Appellate Division, 4th Judicial Department, Article Archive, Court Watch, Labor and Employment Law

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 off of an affixed ladder to

Posted in Appellate Division, 4th Judicial Department, Article Archive, Court Watch, Labor and 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 laude, 2007, Le Moyne College. Anas

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