Steven Swirsky Quoted in “How to Handle Workforce Hate After Charlottesville”


Steven M. Swirsky, a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management and Health Care and Life Sciences practices, in the firm’s New York office, was quoted in Law360, in “How to Handle Workforce Hate After Charlottesville,” by Braden Campbell. (Read the full version – subscription required.)

Following is an excerpt:

Employers covered by New York’s Section 201(d) should look before they leap before following the lead of the hot dog vendor who fired a worker over his presence at Charlottesville. 

“If that was an employer in New York, and it was taking action because of the fact the employee went to this demonstration and engaged in First Amendment conduct, as distasteful and repulsive as it is, I think that’s something that would probably be protected,” Epstein Becker Green labor attorney Steven Swirsky said.