Subhash helps employers with their labor and employment issues in a manner that is sensitive to each employer’s unique circumstances and ultimate goals.
He has experience representing employers in many different industries, including colleges and universities, public school districts, health care institutions, manufacturing establishments, not-for-profit corporations and restaurants.
Subhash provides practical advice to human resources professionals regarding how to approach particular employment issues and handles all types of judicial and administrative labor and employment litigation. Some of the subjects Subhash has advised employers on include Family and Medical Leave Act compliance, wage and hour compliance, reasonable accommodation issues and workplace harassment issues. He has also conducted numerous workplace investigations relating to alleged harassment and other employee misconduct, and provided recommendations regarding how to address such misconduct.
Subhash defends employers in employment discrimination litigation before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New York State Division of Human Rights and in state and federal courts. He also represents private sector employers in unfair labor practice and union representation proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, and represents public sector employers in improper practice proceedings before the Public Employment Relations Board. Subhash also handles arbitration hearings and provides assistance to employers with negotiating collective bargaining agreements.
Subhash has extensive experience advising employers regarding compliance with state and federal wage and hour laws, and regularly assists employers with investigations conducted by the New York State Department of Labor and the United States Department of Labor. He has also represented clients in wage and hour hearings before the New York State Industrial Board of Appeals, as well as in claims brought in federal court under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the New York Labor Law.
Subhash is also co-chair of the firm’s school districts practice group. In addition to providing general labor and employment advice and counseling, he also advises school districts regarding tenure issues, layoffs and recalls, and employee discipline. Subhash has assisted school districts with investigating allegations of child abuse in an educational setting under Article 23-B of the Education Law, and has advised school districts regarding their reporting obligations under Article 23-B. He has handled several employee disciplinary hearings on behalf of school districts under Education Law Section 3020-a and Civil Service Law Section 75. For his work on behalf of school districts, Subhash was named Lawyer of the Year in 2013 and 2018 by Best Lawyers in America for Education Law in the Syracuse area.
Subhash has spoken at numerous management and human resources seminars on various labor and employment law topics. He is also the principal editor and a frequent contributor to the firm’s labor and employment law blog, the New York Labor and Employment Law Report.