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Sarah K. Hook

Associate
New York

P 212-545-4000
F 212-972-3213
Sarah.Hook@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Sarah Hook is an Associate in the New York City, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice is focused on employment litigation and counseling.

Ms. Hook represents management in employment litigation in state and federal court and before administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, New York State Division of Human Rights, and New York City Commission on Human Rights. She has experience in handling wage and hour class and collective actions, employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and employment contract claims.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Hook was a litigation associate with a general practice firm in New Jersey where she defended both federal and state cases involving claims of wage and hour violations, retaliation and/or discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation and disability.

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November 14, 2017

New York Department of Labor Proposes Scheduling Regulations

November 14, 2017

Big changes may be in store for employers in New York who require employees to be “on call” or who are accustomed to making quick changes to employee schedules, including canceling shifts when customer or client demand changes. On November 10, 2017, the New York State Department of Labor (NYDOL) released the text of anticipated... Read More

March 22, 2017

Senate HELP Committee Holds Confirmation Hearing for Nominee Acosta to Head Labor Department

March 22, 2017

The Senate Health, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee on March 22, 2017, held confirmation hearings on the nomination of R. Alexander Acosta, President Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of Labor. Acosta was introduced by Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, both of whom have known Acosta for years. Rubio described Acosta as... Read More

January 31, 2017

President Trump Nominates Neil Gorsuch to U.S. Supreme Court

January 31, 2017

Ending months of speculation, President Donald Trump has nominated the Honorable Neil McGill Gorsuch to succeed Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court. If confirmed by the Senate, Judge Gorsuch would bring more than 10 years of judicial experience to the position. Still, the Supreme Court is sui generis, different than any... Read More

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DOL Withdraws Joint Employer and Independent Contractor Administrator’s Interpretations
June 9, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced on June 7, 2017, the immediate withdrawal of two Wage and Hour Division Administrator’s Interpretations (“AIs”) on joint employment and independent contractor status issued by the Obama administration. Administrator’s Interpretation No. Read More

Tips To Avoid Wage-Hour Class Actions In The Hospitality Industry
June 3, 2015

The hospitality industry continues to be hard hit by wage-and-hour class actions. Read More