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That's Final: Department Of Labor Issues Final Rule Increasing Salary Thresholds For Exempt Employees, Including Highly Compensated Employees
On Sept. 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) unveiled its final rule to update the Fair Labor Standards Act's (FLSA) overtime exemptions for executive,...
United States
4 Oct 2019
New York State Adopts Additional Laws To Combat Discrimination And Harassment
The New York State Legislature passed several bills at the end of its 2019 session which, yet again, will impact New York employers.
United States
26 Jul 2019
A Year In Review: A Recap Of 2018 Changes To Employment Laws Affecting New York Employers
How do you measure a year in labor and employment law? Likely not in daylights or sunsets, midnights, or cups of coffee — but rather in legislation!
United States
5 Mar 2019
Better Safe Than Sorry: Employers Rush To Comply With New York City's Amended Earned Safe And Sick Time Act
On May 5, 2018, New York City's amended Earned Safe and Sick Time Act became effective, commencing the countdown for employers to comply with the law's new requirements.
United States
23 May 2018
New York City Firms Face Restrictions On Compensation Questions During Hiring
A new New York City law will significantly affect the hiring practices of companies, including financial firms, operating within the city.
United States
6 Jun 2017
New York City Passes Legislation Banning Salary History Inquiries During Interview Process
On April 5, 2017, the New York City Council approved a bill prohibiting private employers from inquiring into an applicant's current or previous salary with another employer...
United States
20 Apr 2017
New York State Substantially Increases Salary Thresholds For Exempt Employees
In the waning hours of 2016, new regulations went into effect that substantially increase the minimum salary an employee must have in order to be classified as exempt from the overtime provisions...
United States
6 Jan 2017
NYC Passes Revised Sick Leave Rules - And This Time You Won't Need A Pain Reliever
Previously, the rules provided that an employer could set fix minimum increments of use at four hours or fewer.
United States
14 Nov 2016
The EEOC Offers Some EEO-1 Relief
Fortunately, in response to opposition by the business community, the EEOC has backed off of this burdensome requirement by making important changes.
United States
11 Nov 2016
Employers Beware: Settlement Of FLSA Claims Requires Approval Of A Court Or The Department Of Labor
Before the Second Circuit's recent ruling in Cheeks v. Freeport Pancake House Inc., 796 F.3d 199 (2015), it was unclear whether a privately-negotiated general release could be effective with respect to wage and hour claims...
United States
26 May 2016
An Activist EEOC Seeks To Leave Its Mark
Seeking to capitalize on President Obama's final year in office, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the "EEOC") is proposing a new burden on employers and codifying its positions on discrimination and retaliation.
United States
26 May 2016
When Is An Unpaid Intern An Employee? Second Circuit Provides Clarity
The extent to which the intern and employer clearly understand that there is no expectation of compensation.
United States
9 Dec 2015
New York's New Women's Equality Laws
On October 21, 2015, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a number of bills intended to advance women's equality in the workplace.
United States
9 Dec 2015
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