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New Jersey Says No To Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements And Non-Disclosure Provisions
Seyfarth Synopsis: Governor Murphy signed Senate Bill 121 into law today, Monday, March 18, 2019. The law affects claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation and renders prospective
United States
29 Mar 2019
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New York State Paid Family Leave - Tax Guidance Issued
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance recently issued guidance on the tax treatment of New York State Paid Family Leave employee contributions and the PFL benefit.
United States
5 Sep 2017
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New York Industrial Board Of Appeals Rescinds Payroll Debit Card And Direct Deposit Regulations
Seyfarth Synopsis: Regulations that would have restricted New York employers' ability to pay employees via payroll debit cards have been struck down by an administrative review tribunal...
United States
3 Mar 2017
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New Jersey Senate Fails To Override Veto On Salary History Inquiry Ban, And Proposes Two New Pay Equity Bills, With Another Pending In The Senate
As uncertainty looms at the federal level as to the approach the Trump Administration will take with respect to pay equity, the focus on pay equity continues at the state level.
United States
8 Feb 2017
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Third Circuit Plays The "Top Fifty" Hits, Allows ADEA Claim For Employees Fifty And Over
The Third Circuit has shaken up long-standing precedent and created a split among the circuits, such that now employers should not only evaluate its employment decisions for the effect on individuals...
United States
26 Jan 2017
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Freelance Isn't Free Act Signed by Mayor De Blasio
The Freelance Isn't Free Act, granting protections for freelancers in New York City, was signed by Mayor De Blasio on November 16, 2016.
United States
12 Dec 2016
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Freelance Isn't Free Act Signed By Mayor De Blasio
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Freelance Isn't Free Act, granting protections for freelancers in New York City, was signed by Mayor De Blasio on November 16, 2016.
United States
8 Dec 2016
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"Freelance Isn't Free" Says The New York City Council
If signed by Mayor DiBlasio, the "Freelance Isn't Free Act," passed by the New York City Council on October 28, 2016, will extend freelance workers' significant protections...
United States
15 Nov 2016
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"Freelance Isn't Free" Says the New York City Council
The Act will be enforced by the New York City Office of Labor Standards ("OLS"), and has several requirements, as follows.
United States
14 Nov 2016
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Conscientious Objectors To Arbitration Policy Can Bring Their Cases In Court
The Third Circuit held that two employees could sue their employer in court despite a dispute resolution policy requiring binding arbitration...
United States
7 Nov 2016
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Second Circuit "Purrs" On Cat's Paw Liability Case
Recently, the Second Circuit held that the "cat's paw" theory of liability may be used to support recovery for claims of retaliation where an employer negligently relies on information provided by a low-level employee...
United States
18 Oct 2016
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Second Circuit "Purrs" On Cat's Paw Liability Case
The Second Circuit held that the "cat's paw" theory of liability may be used to support recovery for claims of retaliation where an employer negligently relies on information provided by a low-level employee with an "unlawful animus..."
United States
13 Oct 2016
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Final Payroll Card And Direct Deposit Regulations Issued By New York DOL
The New York Department of Labor has recently adopted final rules, effective March 7, 2017, which regulate methods of wage payment in the state.
United States
15 Sep 2016
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District Court Turns The Other "Cheeks" On Parties' Proposed Stipulation Of Dismissal
In Cheeks v. Freeport Pancake House, the Second Circuit held that judicial or DOL approval is required for a valid dismissal of FLSA claims with prejudice.
United States
15 Jul 2016
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NJ Supreme Court Finds For Employees In Two Recent Cases
The plaintiff was a 17-year employee of the Millville Rescue Squad ("MRS"), where he worked with his wife during the latter 8 years of his employment.
United States
7 Jul 2016
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8 Key Components Of An Effective BYOD Policy
In a world that becomes more connected to technology by the moment, many employers are turning to "bring your own device" policies as an answer to the increasing costs and burdens of providing devices to employees.
United States
26 Jun 2016
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SEC Issues Near Record-Breaking Whistleblower Award
On June 9, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced it awarded over $17 million to an ex-employee of a financial services firm.
United States
24 Jun 2016
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No Smoke Or Fire In New Ohio Medical Marijuana Act
Ohio Governor Kasich's presidential campaign went up in smoke. So did his opposition to marijuana legalization in the medical context when he recently signed into law Ohio's Medical Marijuana Act.
United States
22 Jun 2016
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Connecticut Bans (Another) Box, Expanding Protections For Applicants With Criminal Backgrounds
Connecticut amends its "ban the box" law with regard to employers and modifies technical requirements for consumer reporting agencies.
United States
17 Jun 2016
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Post Haste: EEOC Increases Penalties For Posting Violations
The EEOC has increased penalties for failure to post notice violations under Title VII, the ADA and GINA by 150%. The increase will go into effect on July 5, 2016.
United States
15 Jun 2016
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