Law and the Workplace
Meika Freeman

Meika Freeman

Associate

Meika Freeman is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department. She assists clients in a wide range of matters, including employment discrimination and labor-management relations.

Prior to joining Proskauer, Meika graduated from the Georgetown University Law Center where she was an Executive Editor of the Georgetown Journal of International Law. While in law school, Meika was a judicial intern for the Honorable Marcy Friedman of the New York Supreme Court, Commercial Division.

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U.S. Department of Labor Releases Model Notice Required by the Federal Family First Coronavirus Response Act

On March 25, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) released the model notice that covered employers must post regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”), along with Frequently Asked Questions regarding the notice requirements. You can read more about the recently enacted FFCRA here, as well as the WHD’s … Continue Reading

U.S. Department of Labor Releases Guidance on the Federal Family First Coronavirus Response Act

*** Last updated March 27, 2020 *** On March 24, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) published much anticipated initial guidance on the federal Family First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”). The WHD released a Questions and Answers on the FFCRA, a Fact Sheet for Employers and a Fact Sheet for … Continue Reading

Eighth Circuit Holds Law Firm Partner Not “Employee” Covered by ADEA

On December 3, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed the decision of the District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri holding that a former equity partner at a law firm was not an “employee” covered by the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”). Joseph S. von Kaenel was an … Continue Reading

New York City Council Passes the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act

The New York City Council has passed the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act (the “Act”), a package of bills aimed at addressing and preventing sexual harassment in the workplace. The legislation is now awaiting the signature of Mayor Bill de Blasio. As we previously discussed in an earlier post, the Act would amend the New York City … Continue Reading

NYC Council to Consider Series of Bills Aimed at Addressing Workplace Sexual Harassment

The New York City Council will consider a series of bills aimed at preventing and addressing workplace sexual harassment, both in the private sector and in city agencies.  The eleven bills, collectively titled the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act, were jointly introduced by the Council Committee on Women and the Committee on Civil and … Continue Reading
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