In The News
March 1, 2011
The Solomon Law Firm, PLLC, proudly announces the opening of its Albany, NY and Washington, DC offices. The firm focuses its practice on Federal Sector employment matters. "The firm anticipates that the state of the art office locations will facilitate the highest level of service to clients for years to come," said
Ariel Solomon, the firm's managing principal and lead federal employment attorney.
October 14, 2010
Ariel Solomon, featured in a FedSmith article discussing recent oral arguments before the Merit Systems Protection Board balancing federal employee appeal rights with national security concerns.
MSPB Balances National Security Exception and Employee Rights
April 28, 2010
Ariel E. Solomon, Esq, published a Law Review Article on changes in the law concerning the Reemployment Rights of Veterans, pursuant to the
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994( USERRA). Her article discusses
Erickson v. United States Postal Service, 571 F.3d 1364 (Fed. Cir. 2009), the US Court of Appeals decision which held that the US Merit Systems Protection Board erred when it determined a government agency could terminate the employment of a service member for excessive absences related to his military service.
A Case Study of 38 USC Sections 4311 and 4312: Erickson v. USPS
December 31, 2009
Ariel E. Solomon comments on newly passed legislation which reforms pension benefits in New York State for the first time in decades. It is anticipated that the creation of the Tier V pension benefits will increase cost efficiency for public employees and could save the state and local governments $35 billion over the next 30 years. The new Tier V legislation applies to both uniformed and non-uniformed public employees and significantly reforms the pension system.
Senate Passes $48 Billion Pension Reform
July 14, 2009
Ariel E. Solomon, successfully served as the principal attorney on behalf of the petitioner, a former employee of the United States Postal Service, who was terminated from Federal Employment because of his military service in violation of the
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994. Ms. Solomon argued on the petitioner's behalf during an appeal from the United States
Merit Systems Protection Board(MSPB) to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the second highest court in the Nation. Read more about the Court's decision:
United States Postal Service Wrongfully Terminated United States Veteran
Erickson v. United States Postal Service, 571 F.3d 1364 (Fed. Cir. 2009)
January 12, 2009
Employment Law Attorney, Ariel Solomon, discusses recent legislative changes affecting New York State business owners and employees alike. Including an overview of amendments to the
Americans with Disabilities Act, the WARN Act, and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA):
September 30, 2008
Ariel E. Solomon, Publishes federal employment law article with the American Bar Association's Human Rights journal regarding reemployment rights under the
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994(USERRA).
ABA: Ensuring the Employment Rights of America's Citizen Soldiers