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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 Expands Protections To Employees Who Are Victims Of Domestic Violence
While New York employers are rushing to comply with the new amendments to New York State's anti-discrimination and anti-harassment laws
United States
18 Sep 2019
Significant Amendments To NYS Anti-Discrimination And Anti-Harassment Laws Go Into Effect
As the New York State Legislature neared the end of the 2019 session in June, it passed several bills amending the state's laws prohibiting discrimination and harassment. We addressed the major provisions of these new bills in our previous alert.
United States
20 Aug 2019
Shark Week—Taking A Bite Out Of New York's New Pay Equity, Salary History Ban Laws
Employment Law associate Emily M. Wajert authored a Bloomberg Law article titled "INSIGHT: Shark Week—Taking a Bite Out of New York's New Pay Equity
United States
5 Aug 2019
Alerte Droit social - Le télétravail : N'attendez plus la canicule pour mieux encadrer le télétravail!
Le télétravail est aujourd'hui plébiscité par une majorité considérable de ses utilisateurs. Salariés bénéficiaires, managers encadrants et chefs d'entreprises y sont en effet favorables à plus de 80%
1 Aug 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
The Southern District Of New York Holds That New York's Prohibition Of Pre-Dispute Mandatory Arbitration Of Sexual Harassment Claims Is Preempted By The FAA
In April 2018, as part of a major reform to combat sexual harassment in the workplace, New York enacted a law rendering pre-dispute agreements to arbitrate sexual harassment claims null and
United States
17 Jul 2019
Discrimination Fondée Sur La Localisation Indirecte Du Compte De Paiement : Suivons L'avocat Général Szpunar
Un bénéficiaire ne peut exiger de ses clients, à qui il offre de payer en ligne par prélèvement, qu'ils soient domiciliés dans le même pays.
12 Jul 2019
Supreme Court Holds That In Title VII Suits, Employers Must Raise Failure To Exhaust Administrative Remedies In A Timely Manner Or Risk Forfeiting The Affirmative Defense
The Supreme Court held in Fort Bend County v. Davis that the charge-filing precondition to suit of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a mandatory claim-processing rule subject to waiver
United States
26 Jun 2019
Employers Must Provide 2017 And 2018 Pay Data To The EEOC By Sept. 30, 2019
Pursuant to a recent court order, employers with 100 or more employees and certain federal contractors must submit employee wage and hour data organized into categories of race, sex and ethnicity for 2017 and 2018...
United States
29 May 2019
NYC Employers Can No Longer Use Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing To Weed Out Prospective Employees
On April 9, 2019, the New York City Council passed a bill that prohibits employers from conducting pre-employment drug testing for the presence of marijuana or tetrahydrocannabinols (THC).
United States
20 May 2019
New York Provides Employees With Additional Paid Time Off To Vote
On April 1, 2019, as part of New York State Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's "broadest, most sweeping [Fiscal Year 2020] state budget," employees were granted additional paid time off to perform a fundamental civic duty — vote in an election.
United States
1 May 2019
The Department Of Labor Marches Into Spring With New Proposed Federal Overtime Rule
On March 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced its proposed rule to update the Fair Labor Standards Act's (FLSA) overtime exemptions for executive ...
United States
2 Apr 2019
New Jersey Enacts Ban On Non-Disclosure Provisions In Settlement Agreements Addressing Claims Of Discrimination, Retaliation And Harassment
Common employer practices related to employee claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation are now prohibited by law in New Jersey.
United States
2 Apr 2019
NYC Commission On Human Rights Issues New Guidance Regarding Discrimination Based On Hair And Hairstyles
The NYC Commission on Human Rights (Commission) recently released new legal enforcement guidance (guidance) that prohibits employers from punishing ...
United States
19 Mar 2019
Executive Compensation Trends And Issues: A Q&A With Marissa J. Holob
Marissa Holob is chair of the firm's Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits practice. She advises clients on a wide range of executive compensation and employee benefits issues ...
United States
11 Mar 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
City Protections Expand While State Law Plays Catch-Up: New Employee Protections For Gender Identity And Expression And Sexual And Reproductive Health Decisions
New York legislators have hit the ground running in 2019, enacting new legislation expanding employee protections at both state and city levels.
United States
19 Feb 2019
New Year, New Employee Handbook! Is Your Employee Handbook Up To Date?
Now that the Times Square glitter has settled, it's time to get started on tackling those New Year's resolutions.
United States
31 Jan 2019
Hardship Distributions – IRS Clarifies Bipartisan Budget Act Of 2018
The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (BBA) made several changes with respect to Section 401(k) and 403(b) plans.
United States
10 Dec 2018
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