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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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November 28, 2018

New York City Employers Must Provide Lactation Rooms, Maintain Written Policy Starting March 18, 2019

November 28, 2018

Effective March 18, 2019, New York City employers with at least four workers must provide lactation rooms for employees and maintain a written policy for distribution to employees upon hire. The law was enacted on November 17, 2018, after Mayor Bill de Blasio failed to sign or veto legislation passed by the New York City Council.... Read More

November 12, 2018

New York City Releases Guidance on Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training, Notice Requirements

November 12, 2018

The New York City Commission on Human Rights has released Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) as guidance on the “Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act.” New York City employers with at least 15 employees are required to conduct annual anti-sexual harassment training for all employees starting April 1, 2019. Posting and notice requirements... Read More

October 29, 2018

Election Day is Coming – What are Your Obligations as an Employer?

October 29, 2018

With Election Day fast approaching, employers should ensure they are in compliance with state law requirements related to employee voting rights. While not all states impose requirements on employers, some impose time off obligations and notice requirements with the possibility of criminal or civil penalties for non-compliance.... Read More

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