M. Adil Yaqoob

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M. Adil Yaqoob has experience representing clients in various labor and employment matters. With the United States Department of Labor, he represented the agency in enforcement actions in federal district court and administrative fora pertaining to the Fair Labor Standards Act, Occupational Safety and Health Act, Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and other federal employment-related legislation. In addition, he provided pre-citation and pre-litigation assistance to DOL client agencies in cases that were complex, presented novel issues, or involved work-related accidents or fatalities. While with the New York City Law Department, he defended clients in federal and state court litigation arising under Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the New York State and City Human Rights Laws, and other employment-related causes of action.

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Employers: Prepare Now for Recession-Based Layoffs

With many economic experts predicting that the U.S. will enter a recession in the near future, employers are preparing for the possibility of significant layoffs. Before making cuts, companies – especially those with remote workers – should be aware of the potential pitfalls and legal ramifications of layoffs, and be prepared to adjust the timing … Continue Reading