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Jeffrey M. Schlossberg

Principal
New York Metro
Long Island

P 631-247-4614
F 631-247-0417
Jeffrey.Schlossberg@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Jeffrey M. Schlossberg is a Principal in the Long Island, New York, Office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Mr. Schlossberg has devoted his entire career to the employment law field. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) with the International Association of Privacy Professionals and is an editor of The EPL Advisor.

Mr. Schlossberg has extensive experience in handling all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. Areas of concentration include: employment discrimination prevention and litigation; workplace harassment policy development and compliance; social media and information privacy in the workplace; family and medical leave; disability matters; wage and hour investigations and litigation; non-competition agreements; and corporate mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Schlossberg has defended against claims such as sexual harassment, age, race, national origin and disability discrimination for public and private companies in industries such as media, technology, airline, aircraft components, restaurants, supermarkets, securities, medical, manufacturing, cosmetics, food processing, software, clothing, vitamins and nutritional products, and many other employers of varying size throughout the metropolitan area and across the country.

Mr. Schlossberg lectures frequently about various topics to trade and professional associations, such as the Hauppauge Industrial Association. Mr. Schlossberg is also an active member of the Nassau County Bar Association and is a Past Chair of the Nassau County Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Committee. 

Mr. Schlossberg is an appointed member of the Employment Law Panel of arbitrators for National Arbitration and Mediation.

Interviews and Media Appearances

  • "Newsday Fires Longtime Reporter Jim Bernstein," Long Island Business News, July 23, 2012
  • "Small Business: Using Noncompete Clauses," Newsday, July 16, 2012
  • "You Decide: Should Employees Be Paid For After-Work Blackberry Usage?" CNN
  • "Could Lose Job Spurning Extra Duties," NewsdayMay 11, 2008
  • "Lawsuits for When You Work the Time But Don’t Earn a Dime," Long Island Business News, March 14, 2008
  • "Time Off Spent in Jail? Boss Can Seek Proof," Newsday, March 9, 2008
  • "Discrimination Suits Up Nationwide, But Mixed on LI," Newsday, March 7, 2008
  • "Granting Days Off Can Be Cost-Effective," Newsday, November 12, 2007
  • "Search and Destroy: Restrictions on Searching Internet for Information on Potential Employees," Long Island Business News,  July 27, 2007

Honors and Recognitions

  • Long Island Business News, “Who’s Who in Labor Law," 2010-2013
  • Long Island Business News, "Fifty Around Fifty Award," October, 2011
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Professional Associations and Activities

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Committee, Past Chair

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Canine Companions for Independence, National Personnel Board Member, June 2014-Present

Published Works

  • Chapter Seven, Employment Law, Legal Manual for New York Physicians. New York State Bar Association & New York State Medical Society. (1st ed., 2003; 2nd ed., 2006; 3rd ed., 2011; 4th ed., 2014) [Coordinating Author]
  • "The Rise in Wage and Hour Suits: What’s at Stake," The New York Law Journal, May 27, 2008
  • "Tech-Tock: Are Employees Who Check Devices Off Hours Entitled to Overtime Pay?" The New York Law Journal, May 21, 2007
  • "Employers Beware: Retaliation Standard Eased," The New York Law Journal, June 30, 2006
  • "Employer Regulations of Blogging," The New York Law Journal, October 31, 2005
  • "Don’t Get Clocked With Overtime Claims," The New York Law Journal Magazine, October 27, 2003

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Disclosure of State Employees’ Birthdates Not Protected Per Washington Supreme Court
November 13, 2019

The Washington State Supreme Court ruled recently that state employees’ birthdates associated with their names are not exempt from disclosure pursuant to a freedom of information records request. In so holding, the Court strictly construed the applicable statute that did not expressly exempt birthdates from disclosure. Wash. Pub. Emps. Read More

Federal Court: Federal Arbitration Act Preempts New York Law Banning Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Claims
July 3, 2019

According to the Southern District of New York, the Federal Arbitration Act preempts the recently enacted New York State law that bars arbitration agreements of sexual harassment cases.   To read a complete analysis of one of the first decisions to rule on this issue, click here.… Read More

New York State Further Expands Anti-Discrimination Laws
June 26, 2019

In addition to the laws expanding sexual harassment liability, the New York State Legislature also passed last week three laws that will bar employers from inquiring about applicants’ salary history, prohibit wage differentials based on protected class status, and ban race discrimination based on hairstyle.  For a complete review, s Read More

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Apr 16

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Do’s and Don’ts of the ADA Interactive Process

Jeffrey Schlossberg and Henry Shapiro discuss the do’s and don’ts of the ADA interactive process.

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Nov 13

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Privacy Issues and Data Breaches

Adam Guttell and Jeffrey Schlossberg discuss privacy issues and how employers can prevent data breaches.

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Jul 17

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Affirmative Action Compliance and OFCCP Defense Briefing

Matthew Camardella joins Jeffrey Schlossberg to discuss the latest legal updates on OFCCP audits and affirmative action compliance. 

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