About this office:
FordHarrison is a U.S. labor & employment law firm with more than 200 attorneys in 27 offices, including five affiliate firms. The firm is committed to providing clients with the "right response at the right time" in managing their workforce. FordHarrison attorneys represent employers in labor, employment, immigration and employee benefits matters, including litigation. Through its membership in the global employment law firm alliance, Ius Laboris, FordHarrison provides clients that have multinational operations with a broad range of services related to labor and employment law in 44 countries throughout the world. For more information on FordHarrison, visit fordharrison.com. To learn more about Ius Laboris, visit iuslaboris.com.
Statement of Practice Summary:
Labor and Employment Law representing Employers, including Employment Litigation, Discrimination, Harassment, Class Action Litigation, ERISA Litigation, Affirmative Action, Wrongful Termination, Wage and Hour Law, ADA/FMLA, Airline Labor Law, Labor Union Organizing, Collective Bargaining, Arbitration, Layoffs and Plant Closings, Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructurings (Labor), Employment Contracts, Trade Secrets, Employment/Business Torts, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Immigration, Employee Benefits, Multi-Employer Pension Plans, Workplace Safety and Workplace Violence.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Many Employers Will Owe Increased Unemployment Tax
Jeffrey S. Ashendorf, April 23, 2014
Executive Summary: Employers in 15 states (and the Virgin Islands) may not be eligible to claim the maximum amount of credit for state unemployment contributions on their 2014 federal unemployment tax (FUTA) return (Form 940) because their state has had an outstanding federal unemployment insurance...
NYC Paid Sick Time Law Effective Today, April 1, 2014
Stephen E. Zweig, April 2, 2014
Executive Summary: The New York City Earned Sick Time Act ("the Act") goes into effect today, April 1, 2014. The Act requires employers with at least five employees who work at least 80 hours per year in NYC to provide all such employees with at least 40 hours of paid sick time per year.
Supreme Court Decides Severance Not Exempt from FICA
Jeffrey S. Ashendorf, April 2, 2014
Executive Summary: On March 25, 2014, the United States Supreme Court unanimously held that certain severance payments (described as "supplemental unemployment compensation benefits" or "SUBs") constituted taxable wages for purposes of FICA. See United States v. Quality...
Year Established: 1978
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