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New York State Dramatically Expands Its Discrimination Laws
The New York State legislature has adopted, and it is anticipated that Governor Cuomo will soon sign, new legislation that makes the state one of the most pro-employee states in the country.
United States
15 Jul 2019
Spring Brings New Developments For New York And New Jersey Employers
Effective immediately, all employers must provide their employees in New York State who are registered voters with up to three hours' time off at the beginning or end of the work day to vote in any election.
United States
14 May 2019
Westchester County, New York Adopts New Laws Impacting Employers
Westchester County, N.Y. has recently enacted two new laws which apply to employers with employees working in the county: an earned sick leave law and a wage history anti-discrimination law.
United States
12 Nov 2018
ALERT: #MeToo Impacts New York Employers & Employees
New York employers have been given clear warnings by both state and city governments that victims of sexual harassment deserve special attention, evidenced by the law making these victims...
United States
3 Aug 2018
The New Jersey Equal Pay Law Requires The Immediate Attention Of All New Jersey Employers
As of July 2018, the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act is now in effect. This Act expanded the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD) in an aggressive manner designed to foster equal pay...
United States
3 Aug 2018
New York City To Require Employers And Landlords To Engage In New "Cooperative Dialogue" Process For Requests For Reasonable Accommodations
On January 19, 2018, New York City amended the already expansive and employee-friendly New York City Human Rights Law ("NYCHRL") ...
United States
2 Mar 2018
New York City Broadens Its Already Expansive Human Rights Law
The New York City Human Rights Law has been amended in several respects to provide more extensive protections and rights against discrimination in the employment, housing, and public accommodation contexts.
United States
25 Nov 2016
New York City Employers Must Again Review Their Policies And Practices To Address Caregivers As A New Protected Category
The New York City Council and Mayor DiBlasio continue on their campaign to expand the New York City Human Rights Law to provide new protections for employees who are victims of employer conduct...
United States
6 Mar 2016
Employment & Labor Law Client Alert - December, 2015
New Jersey employers should take note that the Department of Labor and Workforce Development has now issued regulations pursuant to the Ban the Box Law which was enacted earlier this year.
United States
5 Jan 2016
New York State Expands Protections For Women And Adopts Other Significant Changes Impacting Employers
New York State employers should be aware of significant new laws recently signed by Governor Cuomo, which become effective as of January 19, 2016, as well as new regulations that will soon be issued at the Governor's instance.
United States
20 Nov 2015
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