As a solo entrepreneur working in New York City, did you know that you are a part of a small minority of independent contractors in America who are protected from discrimination in your workplace? Initially, statutory protections against employment discrimination applied only to “employees” in New York City. This limitation was used by countless companies
Kovel Law Chronicle Vol. 3: What is the New York City ‘Freelance Isn’t Free Act’ and How Can it Help Your Solo-business?
So you decided to go out on your own and be your own boss. Amazing! Me too. I hope business has been booming for you. However, if you are reading about the New York City Freelance Isn’t Free Act here, I can safely assume that you have also managed to secure some clients and at
The answer to the question I posed in the title of this post is “BECAUSE YOU ARE AWESOME WORKERS!” But there’s also an inherently business-centered reason. Those of you who perform your work in New York City are relatively well protected by local laws (which I will dive into in greater detail in future posts)
Kovel Law Chronicle vol. 1: Could I Have Played a Role in Preventing the Next Thurgood Marshall From Becoming a Lawyer? A Note About My White Privilege and Racism.
Kovel Law begins its journey as a law firm during a very significant time for New York City and me personally. George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery (among many other Black people) have been horrifically killed by police and former police in our country. New York City is protesting, grieving and mourning a relentless