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By Amy J. Traub, Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh, Courtney B. Warren, Michael Parente
One of the most important wage and hour regulatory initiatives of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has been updating the Fair Labor Standards Act's (FLSA) "white collar" overtime exemptions
By Amy J. Traub, Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo, Saima Sheikh, Courtney B. Warren, Michael Parente, Paul Rosenberg
By Sept. 30, employers with 100 or more employees are required to submit certain pay data for 2017 and 2018 (called the Component 2 EEO-1 survey)
By Amy J. Traub, Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh, Courtney B. Warren, Michael Parente
As you all hopefully know by now, New York employers have until Oct. 9 to complete their annual sexual harassment training, the contents of which must be compliant with the new(ish) state law.
By Amy J. Traub, Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh, Courtney B. Warren, Michael Parente
As a result of the recent passage of the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA), which amends the New York State Human Rights Law to include gender identity and expression
By Amy J. Traub, Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh, Courtney B. Warren, Michael Parente
Ever wondered whether you could curse out your boss and get away with it? That is the question the National Labor Relations Board is asking for help deciding
By Amy J. Traub, Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh, Courtney B. Warren, Michael Parente
The New York City Council passed a bill expected to be signed by Mayor Bill de Blasio that explicitly provides for freelancers and independent contractors
By Amy J. Traub, Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh, Courtney B. Warren, Michael Parente
The Office of Management and Budget is in the midst of finalizing the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) proposed rule to revise its standards for tipped workers
By Alan Friel
"Data is today's gold. Everyone is rushing to mine data. Here in California, we are not unfamiliar with gold rushes… [in fact,][w]e are better than Captain Kirk and the Enterprise.
By John Carney, Steven Dettelbach, George Stamboulidis
On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski announced, at the Global Investigations Review Live in New York, the release of a new policy ...
By Nicholas C. Mowbray, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Laura E. Jehl, Elizabeth Ann Smith, J. Brian Davis
On Oct. 9, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued additional guidance regarding the taxation of cryptocurrency.
By BakerHostetler  
The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice have found themselves under the microscope as calls for antitrust investigations into "Big Tech" companies escalate
By Lindsay Holmes, Lee Rosebush, Lance Shea
FDA Releases Report on Foodborne Illnesses – The FDA posted a report titled "Foodborne illness source attribution estimates for 2017 for Salmonella,...
By Heather McDonald
In March 2019, after a seven-year-long legal battle, a Manhattan jury found defendant landlord 375 Canal LLC contributorily liable for trademark counterfeiting and infringement and awarded Omega...
By Amy J. Traub, Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh, Courtney B. Warren, Michael Parente
On Aug. 29, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) held that an employer's misclassification of its employees as independent contractors does not,...
By Amy J. Traub, Tracy Cole, Fanny Ferdman, Marc-Joseph Gansah, Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo, Paul Rosenberg, Saima Sheikh, Courtney B. Warren, Michael Parente
A middle school teacher who was injured after she had a hypoglycemic event in front of her students as a result of low blood sugar levels, which she claimed occurred because the schoo...
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