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Westchester County, New York To Require Paid Leave For Victims Of Domestic Violence
It is unclear whether the County plans to issue any form notices to satisfy these requirements.
United States
31 May 2019
New York City Releases Model Lactation Room Policies
As we previously reported, pursuant to a recent amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law, covered employers must now develop and implement a written policy.
United States
4 Apr 2019
DOL Issues Four New FLSA Opinion Letters
Summer's not over yet! On August 28, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor issued four new letters in response to requests for opinions under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
United States
4 Sep 2018
New York State Releases Draft Anti-Sexual Harassment Training And Policy Models For Public Comment
As we have previously reported, pursuant to provisions of the state budget signed into law this past April, effective October 9, 2018
United States
31 Aug 2018
SCOTUS: Employers Can Compel Individual Arbitration Of Wage And Hour Claims
The opinion resolves a split among federal circuits, and reiterates—once again—the strong federal policy favoring arbitration.
United States
23 May 2018
California Changes Rules On Independent Contractors
As reported by my colleagues in Proskauer's California Employment Law Update, the Supreme Court of California established new rules on April 30, 2018 for determining whether a worker is an independent contractor ...
United States
14 May 2018
[Podcast]: Recent Developments Regarding Sexual Harassment In The Workplace
In this episode of The Proskauer Brief, Harris Mufson and Allan Bloom discuss recent legislative developments in New York regarding sexual harassment.
United States
2 May 2018
SCOTUS Soundly Rejects Notion That FLSA Exemptions Are To Be "Narrowly Construed"
After today, it's difficult to defend the "narrow construction" argument as anything more than a misguided maxim.
United States
4 Apr 2018
Austin, Texas Enacts Paid Sick And Safe Leave Law
The Austin, Texas City Council has enacted a paid sick and safe leave ordinance, becoming the first southern city to pass such a law for private sector employees.
United States
23 Feb 2018
DOL Revives Slate Of FLSA Opinion Letters From 2009
Continuing the pro-business activities many expected from the agency, the U.S. Department of Labor has revived 17 Fair Labor Standards Act opinion letters that were published in the waning days of the Bush Administration ...
United States
10 Jan 2018
New York Minimum Salary for Exemption and Minimum Wage To Increase on December 31
It's that time of year again! New York State's annual threshold increases for overtime exemption and minimum wage go into effect on December 31, 2017.
United States
1 Dec 2017
DOL to Seek Public Comment on Overtime Rule
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced that on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, it will formally seek public comment on the overtime rule by publishing a Request for Information (RFI).
United States
26 Jul 2017
New Rules Implementing The NYC Freelance Isn't Free Act To Become Effective On July 24, 2017
As we previously reported, in November 2016, NYC Mayor De Blasio signed into law the Freelance Isn't Free Act, establishing protections for freelance workers, including the right to receive...
United States
14 Jul 2017
DOL Wage And Hour Division To (Once Again) Issue Opinion Letters
DOL has established a webpage where the public can review existing DOL guidance and submit requests for new opinion letters.
United States
28 Jun 2017
NYC Mayor Signs Into Law Suite Of Retail And Fast Food Employee Protections
On May 30, 2017, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill package into law that will impose new restrictions on retail and fast food employers with regard to employee scheduling...
United States
6 Jun 2017
Philadelphia Delays Implementation Of Ordinance Restricting Employer Inquiries Into Applicants' Salary History Following Legal Challenge
Philadelphia has indefinitely delayed implementation of its new ordinance that that will make it unlawful for employers to inquire into an applicant's wage history during the hiring process.
United States
25 Apr 2017
New York Regulations on Wage Payment Methods Declared Invalid
As we previously reported, on September 7, 2016, the New York State Department of Labor ("NYSDOL") published final regulations on the methods by which employees must be paid, including with respect to direct deposit of wages and payroll debit cards.
United States
9 Mar 2017
Trump DOL Presses Pause Button On Appeal Of Overtime Rule Injunction
Remember the new federal overtime rule that was going to double the minimum salary for the "white collar" exemptions?
United States
6 Feb 2017
Philadelphia The Latest To Restrict Employer Inquiries Into Applicants' Salary History
The City of Philadelphia has passed an ordinance that will make it unlawful for employers to inquire into an applicant's wage history during the hiring process.
United States
31 Jan 2017
New York Finalizes New Wage Orders, Raising Minimum Salary Levels For Exemption
Regardless of whether the federal rule ever takes effect, employers with New York employees must comply with these new wage orders.
United States
4 Jan 2017
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