Can I Negotiate My Severance Pay?

Severance pay can very often be negotiated higher. The success of that negotiation will usually depend on the strength of any potential legal claims you have against your employer. This is because the severance pay is being offered in exchange for your agreement not to sue. That agreement is more valuable if you have a […]

When Can an Employee Sue for Wrongful Termination in NY?

Only in specific circumstances. For employees in NY, those circumstances include terminations that are: (1) discriminatory or related to sexual harassment, (2) in retaliation to the employee exercising a legal right, (3) in violation of an employment agreement, employer policy, or employer handbook, or (4) against public policy. Some of these circumstances are intuitive — […]