Law and the Workplace
Jeremy M. Mittman

Jeremy M. Mittman

Special Employment Counsel

Jeremy Mittman is a special employment counsel in the Labor & Employment Law Department. He represents management in litigation of employment-related matters, including claims of unlawful discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, as well as state and federal wage and hour claims. In addition to litigation, Jeremy counsels clients on compliance with employment-related laws and on developing, implementing and enforcing personnel policies and procedures. He has represented employers in a variety of industries, including financial services, security services, and various entertainment and media companies.

Jeremy also is a member of the Privacy & Cybersecurity Group and International Labor & Employment Group, and a large part of his practice is focused on international employment issues. He works with clients on multi-country HR projects involving issues such as data privacy in Global Human Resources Information Systems, multi-country employment contracts, international background checks and noncompetition issues, terminations, immigration matters, and other HR actions. Jeremy also has assisted clients with complying with the EU Data Protection Directive and has substantial experience in drafting Safe Harbor certifications to the US Department of Commerce, as well as model contractual clauses to comply with EU law.

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New York State Amends Labor Law to Protect Child Models

Runway and print models under the age of 18 are now considered “child performers” under an amendment to the New York Labor Law, Art. 4-A, §§ 150-154 signed by Governor Cuomo on October 21, 2013. This amendment is significant because it provides child models the same protections under the labor law as other young entertainers, including child … Continue Reading
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