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New Bill Seeks To Prohibit All New York Employers From Inquiring Into Applicant Salary History
On January 11, 2019, a bill proposing a statewide salary history inquiry ban, applicable to private and public employers, was introduced in the New York State Assembly.
United States
25 Jan 2019
N.Y.´s High Court Rules Executives Are Covered Employees Under Certain Labor Law Provisions - Court Also Addresses When Commissions Become Wages Subject To Protection
On June 10, 2008, New York's highest court issued an important ruling for New York employers, resolving unsettled issues involving the scope of protections afforded to executives under the Labor Law and when an employer may deduct business expenses from commissioned earnings.
United States
25 Jun 2008
Employment And Privacy Law Developments: Racial Association Under Title VII and Proposed FERPA Regulations
In a case of first impression before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the court held that an employer may violate Title VII if it takes action against an employee because of the employee's association with a person of another race.
United States
10 Apr 2008
What Did They Say? Deciphering When Remarks Are Evidence Of Discriminatory Intent Is A Difficult Task
A well-known expression says, “If it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, and swims like a duck, it must be a duck.” One should not be misguided by simply relying upon this proverbial type of analysis when assessing an employer’s exposure in a discrimination case.
United States
21 Jan 2008
The NLRB Substantially Curtails Employees´ Ability To Use Email For Purposes of Union Solicitation
In a highly controversial decision, the National Labor Relations Board (the "Board") ruled 3 to 2 in favor of employers in its resolution of two important issues relating to the ability of employees to use email for union solicitation purposes.
United States
10 Jan 2008
Ruling on Enforceability Of Class Action Waivers In Arbitration Agreements May Impact Employers Nationally
Many employers routinely require new employees to sign binding arbitration agreements upon hire as a condition of employment. Such agreements must be mutual in application, and must meet other important criteria in order to be enforceable.
United States
24 Sep 2007
Recent Developments in Employment Law
On June 14, 2007, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the district court's determination that statements made on an NASD Form U-5 are subject to an "absolute privilege" and therefore do not give rise to liability in a defamation lawsuit.
United States
26 Jul 2007
Your Employees May Qualify for Supervisory Status under the NLRA
The National Labor Relations Board (the "Board") recently issued three decisions defining what it means to be a "supervisor" that will have a tremendous impact in the formulation and maintenance of bargaining units in the healthcare industry, as well as in all unionized sectors.
United States
17 Oct 2006
Recent California Decisions on Class Action Waivers
Class action litigation of employment-based claims commenced by disgruntled employees against their former employers have been a growing concern for employers across the country, but particularly in California where state statutes provide creative plaintiffs' lawyers with an array of options.
United States
10 Mar 2006
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