Daniel W. Morris


Daniel W. Morris serves as Partner at Clifton Budd & DeMaria, LLP. He focuses his practice on employment litigation in federal and state courts, before governmental administrative agencies, and arbitration. He has extensive experience handling wage-and-hour matters, including collective and class actions, in federal courts and before the state and federal Departments of Labor. He also handles labor and union matters before the National Labor Relations Board, in negotiations with unions, and in arbitration. Mr. Morris advises clients in numerous labor and employment matters including individual employee rights, OSHA, drug testing, harassment and discrimination, wage and hour issues, and restrictive covenants, among others.


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Abolishment of Annual Wage Theft Prevention Act Notice Appears Imminent

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EEOC Finds FMLA-Compliant Policy Unlawful

HealthCare System recently settled a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging that its leave of absence policy violated the Americans with Disabilities Act....

Employers May Begin Deductions for Paid Family Leave on July 1, 2017

Although New York’s requirement for employers to provide Paid Family Leave to their employees does not go into effect until January 1, 2018, employers ...

New Jersey Limits Criminal History Questions

Last week, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed legislation that will prohibit most New Jersey employers from asking about an applicant's criminal history until after the first...

New York City Poised to Prohibit Employer Use of Credit Checks

The New York City Council recently voted to approve a bill that would amend the New York City Human Rights Law, making it unlawful for an employer to use ...

NYC Credit Check Law Takes Effect

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NYC Employers Now Required to Notify of Pregnancy Rights

Last year, New York City amended its Human Rights Law to require most New York City employers to reasonably accommodate pregnant workers. The amended law also requires...

U.S. Department of Labor Publishes New Overtime Rule

The United States Department of Labor issued its long-awaited rule increasing the minimum salary for overtime eligibility. Effective December 1, 2016, the minimum salary threshold for most...