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New Jersey Imposes New Restrictions On Salary History Inquiries By Private Employers
The new law follows on the heels of recent New Jersey legislation targeting pay discrimination against any member of a protected class under the NJLAD.
United States
2 Aug 2019
Expanded Employee Protections For New York Employees In 2019
New York State and New York City legislatures have continued to enact progressive, employee-friendly changes during the first few months of 2019.
United States
10 Jul 2019
Employee Privacy Laws: New Jersey
This resource was reviewed on June 12, 2019 to ensure that it reflects the most current law and market practice. There were no substantive changes made to the document.
United States
2 Jul 2019
2019: The Beginning Of The End For Mandatory Arbitration?
The Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) provides that agreements to arbitrate claims are valid and enforceable.
United States
10 Apr 2019
New Jersey Becomes First State To Ban Employers From Using Arbitration, Nondisclosure And Confidential Settlement Agreements For All Claims Of Discrimination, Harassment Or Retaliation
The law also prohibits employers from requiring a prospective waiver of employee rights under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination or any other statute or case law.
United States
29 Mar 2019
NJ Leave Law Amendments: More Employers Affected, More Leave, More Covered Family Members And More Paid Benefits
On February 19, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law one of the most expansive family leave laws in the country.
United States
7 Mar 2019
NYC Commission On Human Rights Declares A Ban On 'Hair' Discrimination
On February 18, the New York City Commission on Human Rights issued new guidance stating that company policies that ban, alter or otherwise restrict hairstyles may constitute racial discrimination in violation ...
United States
4 Mar 2019
New York Enacts Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act
The new law, known as the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act, goes into effect on February 24, 2019.
United States
8 Feb 2019
New Jersey Law Requires Designation Of Forum In Arbitration Agreements
The New Jersey Appellate Division recently held that an arbitration agreement that failed to identify the forum or a process for selecting the forum was insufficient to form a contract between the parties...
United States
7 Jan 2019
Employment And Labor Quarterly Update - September 2018
As previously reported, both New York State and New York City recently enacted laws requiring employers to step up their efforts to stop sexual harassment in the workplace.
United States
28 Sep 2018
NYC Releases Guidance And Notice Posting For New Temporary Work Schedule Changes Law
New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs recently released guidance on the new temporary work schedule change provisions of the New York City Fair Workweek law that took effect on July 18, 2018.
United States
27 Sep 2018
What's On The Horizon? Important Proposed Legislation In New Jersey
Senate Bill 121 recently passed the Senate and is pending review by the New Jersey General Assembly.
United States
27 Sep 2018
New York City Releases Required Sexual Harassment Poster And Information Sheet
In Day Pitney's June 2018 Employment and Labor Quarterly Update, we reported on New York state's and New York City's recently enacted legislation imposing new requirements on employers relating to sexual harassment.
United States
10 Aug 2018
As The Fraternity Of States With Earned Sick Leave Adds A New Chapter, New Jersey Employers Can Expect Big Changes
While New Jersey employers have long avoided a statewide sick leave law, in recent years many have struggled to keep up with an ever expanding patchwork of municipal paid sick leave laws ...
United States
3 Jul 2018
New Jersey Enacts Statewide Earned Sick Leave Law
Under the new law, New Jersey employees will accrue one hour of earned sick leave for every 30 hours worked.
United States
3 May 2018
New Year Brings Even More Leave Requirements For New York City Employers
Following the implementation of the New York State Paid Family Leave Act as of January 1, 2018 (as reported in our advisory, "What Employers Need to Know About New York's New Paid Family Leave Law") ...
United States
5 Apr 2018
Do Your Severance Agreements Adequately Protect You?
But employers must be careful and ensure their severance agreements do not go too far.
United States
5 Apr 2018
Tax Reform Act Denies Deductions For Confidential Settlements Of Sexual Harassment Claims
A little-noted provision of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the Act) signed by President Trump will have a large impact on settlement of "sexual harassment" or "sexual abuse" claims.
United States
18 Jan 2018
What Employers Need To Know About New York's New Paid Family Leave Law
Effective January 1, 2018, the new New York Paid Family Leave Law (NYPFLL) will provide eligible employees who work in New York State with up to eight weeks, increasing over time to 12 weeks...
United States
5 Oct 2017
New York City Bans Employers From Asking Applicants About Salary History
On May 4, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law a bill banning employers from asking a job applicant about her salary history or relying on salary history to determine...
United States
10 May 2017
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