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Key Membership Benefits

Workplace Law Consulting

The nationally renowned law firm of Jackson Lewis LLP is the endorsed legal services provider to Retail Council members. Jackson Lewis provides a full range of services related to workplace law and offers free legal counsel in response to member questions about labor issues such as: employment and employee benefit issues, including issues dealing with the hiring process, maintaining the employer-employee relationship, wage and hour compliance, providing employee benefits (such as health insurance, retirement benefits and the like) and employee terminations.

One of the highlights of this program is a telephone hotline allowing any member to call Jackson Lewis for no cost and immediate consultation (15 -20 minute duration) on their workplace-related questions. If more detailed consultation is needed, a special reduced retainer rate for Jackson Lewis professional services is available exclusively to Retail Council members.

In addition, Jackson Lewis periodically writes informative articles for the Council’s membership publications on critical workplace issues affecting business owners’ obligations and responsibilities as employers in New York. Our popular series of educational events hosted by teleconference allow members to listen to brief presentations on select labor topics and ask questions of expert speakers from Jackson Lewis.

Only Retail Council members can take advantage of this consultation service at no additional cost.

Call the Council at (800) 442-3589 or submit a request for more information to find out more about the benefits the Retail Council offers.

“I can’t thank Rich Landau and Jackson Lewis enough for helping me out recently with a problem I had with the Commission on Human Rights. My daughter mistakenly put an ad on Craig’s List asking for a female employee to work at our shop, Mason’s Tennis. My daughter Dana was unaware of the gender discrimination statute in NYS, and we were fined by the Commission and told we had to get a lawyer to explain all the laws involving ads and employee’s rights. We had a session with Rich Landau that was so informative and useful to us going forward, that I wanted to let the Retail Council know that all small businesses should be focused more on these issues. One or two hours with Rich could save many of you thousands of dollars in the long run, so I highly recommend using him.

Mark Mason
Mason’s Tennis
New York, NY

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