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Leeds Brown Law, PC

One Old Country Road
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Carle Place, New York 11514

Phone(516) 873-9550 or(800) 585-4658

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Leeds Brown Law, PC is a New York litigation firm, serving clients in Nassau County, throughout the New York City area, and nationally as well.



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Articles Published by Leeds Brown Law, PC

 Indigenous Women Share Perspectives on Violence at United Nations

Women have historically been subjected to legal discrimination based on their gender. With the passage of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C.A. § 2000e et seq.), women are able to use the law to fight sex discrimination in employment, education, domestic relations.

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 Andrew Cuomo Introduces Unprecedented Women’s Rights Legislation

New York is leading the way on legislation to ensure women aren't treated as second-class workers.

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 Teacher Loses Job, Heads to Prison for DWI Crash

Most often, when a teacher is charged with a criminal offense, their job is in jeopardy. A tenured teacher facing disciplinary and possible dismissal from employment must endure a 3020a hearing. Robert J. Thompson, 38, a Schuylerville school teacher resigned from his job and will serve a prison sentence of 1 to 3 years after pleading guilty to vehicular assault and driving while intoxicated.

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 Howard University Accused of Disability Discrimination

The ADA is a law that prohibits employers from discriminating against an employee because of a disability. It also requires the employer to provide reasonable accommodations in order for the employee to continue to work. Howard University has been accused of disability discrimination in the District of Columbia.

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 Cuomo, Lawmakers Agree on Cyberbullying Bill Requiring School Officials to Respond to Reports

The bill defines cyberbullying as harassment, insults, taunting and threats through social media. One state Senator has insisted that it is essential to include such criminal charge to prevent the increasing numbers of teen suicides in connection to cyberbullying.

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 Restaurant in St. Louis, Missouri Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Full Article - Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and many state-level anti-discrimination and sexual harassment statutes prohibit sexual harassment in the workplace. There are two common types of sexual harassment: quid pro quo harassment and hostile work environment.

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 LI Mom Fired after Donating Kidney to Her Boss: Leeds, Morelli and Brown Files Lawsuit

Debbie Stevens, a 47-year-old divorced mother of two from Long Island, New York, has been fired from her job her at Atlantic Automotive Group after donating a kidney to save her boss’ life. In a Complaint, filed with the state Human Rights Commission, Stevens claims that she was set up by her boss, Jackie Brucia, 61.

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 Labor Law Violations Found by Contractor in Missouri

The US Department of Labor promotes the welfare of wage earners by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement and health care benefits to name a few.

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 US Food Workers Strike against Large Food Distributor for Unfair Labor Practices

Many laws and government agencies seek to advocate for fair business practices and anti discrimination: The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Equal Pay Act (EPA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

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 Accountant Employed by HSBC Bank Sues for Wage and Hour Violations

In times of economic uncertainty such as this, it is important to find and keep a job that will treat you fairly. Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes standards for minimum wages, overtime pay, record-keeping, and child labor. An accountant who was working with HSBC initiated a class and collective lawsuit action for wage and hour violations.

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 Woman Escapes Sex Traffickers in Brooklyn

The woman had told the police that a man and a woman approached her as she walked on a street and abducted her into a car. The incident occurred at about 2 a.m. After six hours into the abduction, the woman escaped.

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 Blockbuster Inc. to Pay Over $2M to Settle EEOC Suit for Sex, Race

Blockbuster, Inc. has entered into a consent judgment requiring it to pay over $2 million to settle an employment discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

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 New Poll Reveals 43 Percent Agree with Views of "Occupy Wall Street"

Protestors of Occupy Wall Street are angry over the bailouts, the collusion between big corporations and government, and the top 1% of income earners in the country. They blame Wall Street for our economic problems, they feel that corporations have negatively influenced our quality of life and have corrupted our government.

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 Belmont Stable Owners Believe Foreign Workers are Necessary

Work in stables can be unsafe, which is why safe labor standards must be in place for all US citizen employees, such as those individuals who are exposed to dangerous work conditions.

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 America Is Outraged After Gay Man Beat Up Outside Nightclub

Under United States law, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) does not enforce the protections that prohibit discrimination and harassment based on sexual orientation.

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 Study Finds Blacks and Latinos Total 80% of People Stopped by NYPD

Discriminating against an innocent individual or a group based on race or national origin may be prosecuted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, such as those individuals who are Muslim, Arab, Afghani, Middle Eastern or South Asian.

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 ACLU is Suing Florida’s Law Regarding Welfare Drug Testing

The ACLU is arguing that the law is unconstitutional since it constitutes an unreasonable search or seizure. No other state currently requires drug testing for this reason, but Florida is the first state to enact the law.

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 Man Sues Ex – Girlfriend For $11 Million

Unlike child custody battles, animals are considered property according to the law. Under New York Domestic Relations Law, if you are married, in order to be able to seek a divorce decree from the NY courts

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 Employer Beware as Title between Employee and Independent Contractor Blurs

Owning and managing a business in New York can be as challenging as getting a good slice of pizza anywhere outside of the tri-state area.

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 Human Trafficker is Deported to US

A man named Veniamin Gonikman, who is 55 years old, has been captured and detained on charges that include human trafficking, forced labor, alien smuggling, money laundering, extortion and conspiracy was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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 Charlie Sheen Accused of Refusing to Pay “Two and a Half Men” Crew for Work

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and other laws specifically govern which employees can receive overtime pay and the minimum amounts that employers have to pay.

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 Cake Boss Baker Dies from Cancer

If a decedent dies without a last will and testament, the estate is subject to intestacy by the New York Surrogate Court. Under the Estate Planning and Trusts Law (EPTL) 4.1-1, when a person dies without a last will and testament, all distribution, debts, administration expenses and reasonable funeral expenses will be deducted but all estate taxes shall be disregarded.

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 New iPhone Application Exposes Street Harassers

A new iPhone application will allow victims of street harassment to immediately upload a picture of their harasser and a brief description of the incident.

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 Family Suing NYC After Teen’s Brain Found in Jar

The Shipley family of Staten Island may have to bury their son twice. Their son, a 17 year old high school student, died in January of 2005 in a horrific car accident and was buried.

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 Chilean Miners Rescued After 69 Days Underground

Known as “los 33,” the 33 brave Chilean miners who survived for 69 days underground, including more than two weeks when no one knew whether they were alive, were finally rescued on October 13, 2010.

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 Favre Facing Sexual Harassment Allegations

Brett Favre is being investigated by the NFL for sexual harassment allegations brought on by some very inappropriate text messages and voicemails.

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 Hate Crimes Related to Death of Immigrant Blog by Discrimination Lawyers NYC

Two found guilty of hate crimes related to death of immigrant

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 Hate Crime at Harvard Targets Gays and Lesbians

Harvard cops are investigating what has been identified as a bias crime, after books on gay and lesbian issues found soaked in urine. A total of 40 books on gay and lesbian issues were found wet with urine at the school’s Lamont Library. The books dealt with issues such as same sex marriage. Library staff found an empty bottle nearby that appeared to have contained urine. The college will probably have to throw out the books because they were too damaged to salvage.

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 Senior Partner Lenard Leeds of Leeds Morelli & Brown, Champions Clients Against Sexual Harassment on CNN

Lenard Leeds, nationally recognized employment law attorney and senior partner at Leeds Morelli & Brown P.C., appeared on CNN yesterday representing clients Lauren Schlanger, Samantha Romanger, Shivon Super, with regard to their pending lawsuit against Doctor Edward Kleiner.

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 A National Tragedy Highlights the Importance of Estate Planning

Six people were killed and fourteen others were wounded, including U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and a Federal Judge, when a gunman opened gunfire in front of a Safeway supermarket in Tucson, Arizona.

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 Labor Dispute Threatens California Mining Town

Rio Tinto is a large borax mine on the edge of California’s Kern County. The mine has been the life blood of the town of Boron, California for generations. However, if an agreement cannot be reached between management and the labor union representing the workers, the mine might be shut down permanently.

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 $1.5M Award for Wrongful Firing in Tennessee

A former Nashville schools Payroll Coordinator was awarded about $1.5 million dollars by a Federal jury on Monday, January 25, 2010 based on a claim that she was wrongfully terminated in 2003 when she cooperated in a sexual harassment investigation of a school official. The former employee, Vicky Crawford, who worked for the district for thirty years, sought lost wages, future wages and pension benefits.

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