Practice Areas

Kristine Sova provides an array of labor and employment legal services in a variety of industries across both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. Her labor and employment legal services are listed below. Click any section to read more.

Notice and Policy Requirements for New York Employers without Employee Handbooks

For one reason or another, there are a number of employers that don’t have an employee handbook. Usually it is because they are too new a business with too few employees to justify having one, or they consider handbooks oppressive documents that employees never read anyway. It’s not the subject of this post, so I … Read more

What Belongs in a Personnel File?

It’s a good practice to maintain a general personnel file documenting an employee’s employment history, but did you know that not every document pertaining to an employee belongs in the general personnel file? The better practice is to maintain more than one type of file on an employee, such as a medical file, an I-9 … Read more