• Employers:

    Did the employee you just fired threaten to sue you?

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  • Employees:

    Does your boss insult you in front of your co-workers?


Welcome to Rubin
Employment Law

Whether you’re an employer or an employee, we'll help you stop fighting so you can get back to business and home to your families in a better frame of mind.

How we can help you

Rubin Employment Law helps employers develop and implement best practices in employee relations. We also help executive and professional employees negotiate employment and severance agreements.

Barefoot and Pregnant: Where Do You Stand?

UPS driver Peggy Young was pregnant and could not lift more than 20 pounds. She asked to be placed on light duty. UPS’ policy was to provide light duty only to those injured on the job or who qualified as disabled. UPS said Ms. Young was neither.

24th Aug
pregnant employee

There’s No Such Thing as a Free Intern

Free summer interns can prove costly if they become employee plaintiffs in a lawsuit or Department of Labor complaint. Picture this: Your college-aged daughter works in an office from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., five days a week, answering phones and making coffee and photocopies. And she does this for no pay, no career training and no academic credit.

02nd Jun

A Single Tweet…and the ‘Putty Tat’ May Get Ya!

Even Tweety Bird knows to stop tweeting when it thinks it sees a “Putty Tat.” So if you want to keep your job, your professional reputation, or your settlement check, learn from these cautionary tales.

09th May
A Single Tweet…and the ‘Putty Tat’ May Get Ya!

What’s Love Got to Do With It?

Romantic love and work are not good bedfellows, despite what you’ve seen on “Mad Men,” “Boston Legal,” and “The Office.” For example, allowing your supervisors to date their subordinates may lead to an affair you would prefer not to remember.

14th Feb
What’s Love Got to Do With It?