Christopher Dyess describes potential employer liability for workers who contract COVID-19 on the job and makes suggestions for reducing legal risks.
The firm’s lawyers write for the New York Law Journal and for other print and online publishers. In particular, Harvey Stone and Richard Dolan write the Eastern District Roundup, a monthly New York Law Journal column summarizing notable decisions in the Eastern District of New York.
Although the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, litigation is already well under way. Christopher Dyess discusses potential workplace claims in this New York Law Journal article.
Jeffrey Eilender, Joshua Wurtzel, and Christopher Dyess consider the legal issues in commercial landlord-tenant law arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, the article addresses the legal argument commercial tenants may make to avoid paying rent during the pandemic, and provides practical advice for commercial tenants looking to negotiate with their landlords.
In a December 2019 ruling, the Second Circuit clarified the standard for litigants bringing gender-based pay disparity claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. Christopher Dyess analyzes the Second Circuit’s ruling, and its impact on employers who may face such claims.