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Daniel J. Jacobs

Principal
New York Metro
New York City

P 212-545-4049
F 212-972-3213
Daniel.Jacobs@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Daniel J. Jacobs is a Principal in the New York City, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He assists both unionized and union-free employers with a full range of labor and employee relations matters.

Mr. Jacobs regularly advises clients on compliance with the myriad of federal, state, and local employment laws, including the FMLA, FLSA, WARN, state/local wage hour, sick leave laws and related requirements, as well as new legal developments impacting labor and employment policies and practices.

Mr. Jacobs also assists clients in numerous industries with new hire documents and onboarding processes, the development and maintenance of personnel policies, reorganizations and reductions-in-force, purchase/sale transactions, sexual harassment and other workplace conduct rules, wrongful discharge, and other workplace requirements and related litigation.

With respect to traditional labor matters, Mr. Jacobs advises and represents clients in collective bargaining negotiations, contingency planning, labor disputes, managing a unionized workforce, grievances and arbitration proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, and in state and federal courts.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Lawyer’s Alliance for New York, Cornerstone Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Legal Services to Non-Profits (2011)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • New York State Bar Association

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November 14, 2017
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Jonathan Bing, Richard Greenberg, Daniel Jacobs and James Ansorge Author "Mayor Signs Law Adding Safe Time to NYC Earned Sick Time"

November 14, 2017

Jonathan Bing, Richard Greenberg, Daniel Jacobs and James Ansorge Author "Mayor Signs Law Adding Safe Time to NYC Earned Sick Time," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

October 24, 2017
SHRM

Jonathan Bing, Richard Greenberg, Daniel Jacobs and James Ansorge Author "New York City Council Expands Earned Sick Time Law to Include Safe Time"

October 24, 2017

Jonathan Bing, Richard Greenberg, Daniel Jacobs and James Ansorge author "New York City Council Expands Earned Sick Time Law to Include Safe Time," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

August 15, 2017
Westlaw Journal Employment

Francis Alvarez, Richard Greenberg, Daniel Jacobs, Joseph Lynett, Jenifer Bologna, Joseph DiPalma, and Benjamin Yeamans Author "Final New York paid family leave regulations released: What employers need to know"

August 15, 2017

Francis Alvarez, Richard Greenberg, Daniel Jacobs, Joseph Lynett, Jenifer Bologna, Joseph DiPalma, and Benjamin Yeamans author "Final New York paid family leave regulations released: What employers need to know," published by Westlaw Journal Employment. Read More

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April 4, 2019

New York Employees Get Up To Three Hours of Paid Time Off to Vote

April 4, 2019

A revision to New York’s election law gives workers in the state up to three hours of paid time off to vote, Governor Andrew Cuomo highlighted in an announcement released on April 1, 2019, about New York’s enacted budget for fiscal year 2020. Effective immediately, the New York Election Law § 3-110 reads as follows: A registered... Read More

March 25, 2019

New York City Releases FAQs, Additional Guidance on Lactation Room Law

March 25, 2019

The New York City Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) has released a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page and other additional guidance for the City’s lactation room law, which became effective March 18, 2019. The law requires all employers with at least four employees to provide a written policy on employees’ lactation accommodation... Read More

March 18, 2019

New York City Releases Model Policies for Lactation Room Law

March 18, 2019

The New York City Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) has released model policies for the City’s lactation room law, effective March 18, 2019. The CCHR’s dedicated lactation accommodations page contains model policies for: 1) Workplaces with Dedicated Lactation Room(s); 2) Workplaces with Multi-Purpose Space; and 3) Workplaces... Read More

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‘Safe Time’ Amendments to New York City Paid Sick Leave Effective May 5, 2018
May 7, 2018

Amendments to the New York City “Earned Safe and Sick Time Act” (ESTA) went into effect on May 5, 2018. Read More

By Richard I. Greenberg, Brian R. DeShannon and Daniel J. Jacobs