Valerie Ferrier

Labor & Employment Alert: Second Circuit Holds Rule 68 Obviates District Court Review Of FLSA Settlements

By Valerie K. Ferrier and Edward E. Warnke In 2015, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals (the appellate jurisdiction that includes New York) held that settlements of federal wage and hour claims...

Register Today – NYC Presentation by Valerie K. Ferrier Exclusively for Small Business Owners & Start Ups

Register today to attend this free NYC presentation by Valerie K. Ferrier exclusively for small business owners & startups on October 23, 2019 at Convene - Grand Central from 6 PM - 8 PM....

A Webinar for Employers & HR Professionals: “It’s Against My Religion”

Please join us for this informative webinar on Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM. Ms. Ferrier will guide you through the complex and sensitive issues surrounding requests for...

Employment Update: House Approves National Minimum Wage Increase to $15

By Valerie K. Ferrier As expected earlier this year, when Democrats regained control of the House of Representatives, on Thursday the House voted to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15...

Employment Update: Sweeping Changes to New York State Discrimination Law

By Valerie K. Ferrier Following the first public hearings on sexual harassment since the early 1990s, New York passed legislation enacting major changes and the potential for much greater liability...

COVID-19: Determining Your Sick Leave Requirements

  Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP is here to answer your employment questions. Please contact: Valerie K. Ferrier, head of the Firm’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, at valerie.ferrier@mcblaw.com or 212-916-0920.

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