Christina S. Dumitrescu
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Christina S. Dumitrescu focuses her practice on labor and employment matters. She represents clients in matters involving theft of trade secrets, breach of contract and fiduciary duty, claims of violation of noncompetition agreements and other restrictive covenants, claims of discrimination and retaliation. Christina has experience in matters including violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, ERISA, whistleblower provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank Acts, and Defend Trade Secrets Act. She also counsels clients on various employment law-related issues, including compliance with federal, state and local anti-discrimination and harassment laws, reductions in force, and drafts employee handbooks. Read Christina Dumitrescu's full bio.
By Abigail M. Kagan, Christina S. Dumitrescu, Michelle S. Strowhiro and Lindsay Ditlow on Sep 17, 2021
Posted In Employment
On September 6, 2021, New York Governor Kathy Hochul designated COVID-19 as a “highly contagious communicable disease that presents a serious risk of harm to the public health” under the New York Health and Essential Rights (HERO) Act. This designation means that all New York employers must activate the workplace safety plans that they developed...
New York State Department of Labor Publishes Standard for Prevention of Airborne Infectious Diseases
By Lindsay Ditlow, Christina S. Dumitrescu and Abigail M. Kagan on Jul 15, 2021
Posted In Employment, Health and Welfare Plans
On July 6, 2021, the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) published its Airborne Infectious Disease Exposure Prevention Standard (Standard), as required under the New York Health and Essential Rights (HERO) Act. Under the Standard, employers with worksites located in New York are required to either adopt the NYSDOL’s model exposure prevention plan or...
By Lindsay Ditlow, Michael J. Sheehan, Carole A. Spink, Mark Meredith and Christina S. Dumitrescu on Jun 30, 2021
Posted In Benefit Controversies, Employee Benefits, Employment, Fiduciary and Investment Issues, Health and Welfare Plans, Labor, Privacy and Data Security, Retirement Plans
Employment law continues to evolve, and it can be a challenge amid an ever-changing landscape of local employment laws for human resources executives and employment counsel at multinational businesses to maintain a consistent global corporate culture. McDermott’s Global Employment Law Update brings you the key highlights from across Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin and North America....
By Lindsay Ditlow, Abigail M. Kagan and Christina S. Dumitrescu on May 19, 2021
Posted In Employee Benefits, Employment, Labor
On May 5, 2021, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the New York Health and Essential Rights (HERO) Act, which imposes stringent new workplace safety requirements for all employers in New York. The law is expected to take effect on June 4, 2021. Access the article.
By Brian S. Cousin, Manuel Rajunov, Richard I. Scharlat, Christina S. Dumitrescu and Sarah Schanz on Aug 13, 2020
Posted In Employment
The COVID-19 Global Guide for Business provides employers with the latest information on returning to work. Nations around the world are struggling to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic, and government responses to COVID-19 differ significantly based on local laws, culture, politics and the severity of the outbreak. Legal professionals in 50+ countries contributed to this...
By Richard I. Scharlat, Michael J. Sheehan, Mark Meredith, Lindsay Ditlow, Dana L. Sanders, Carole A. Spink, Christina S. Dumitrescu and Brian S. Cousin on Mar 17, 2020
Posted In Employee Benefits, Employment, Health and Welfare Plans, Labor
We are proud to introduce the first annual McDermott Global Employment Law Year in Review: 2019. The purpose of this publication is to provide you with concise summaries of many of the laws and court decisions from 2019 that significantly impact employers and employees all over the world. Many of the updates presented in this...