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New York City Council Passes Legislation Banning Marijuana Testing Of Job Applicants
On April 9, 2019, New York's City Council passed legislation, available here, which will prohibit employers from requiring prospective employees to submit to testing for (THC)...
United States
2 May 2019
New Jersey Department Of Labor And Workforce Development Issues Proposed Regulations For The New Jersey Sick Leave Act
As detailed previously here, the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act (the "Act"), goes into effect October 29, 2018.
United States
24 Oct 2018
The Right To Unplug: New York City Council Proposes Bill Which Would Allow Employees To Disconnect From Work After Normal Work Hours
New York City Councilman Rafael Espinal has proposed a bill which would prohibit private-sector employers from requiring their employees to access work-related electronic communications outside of their usual work hours.
United States
28 Mar 2018
New York State Minimum Wage Set To Increase To $15 Per Hour
On April 4, 2016, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law which will significantly increase the minimum wage in New York State from the current rate of $9, to $15 by the end of 2018...
United States
11 Apr 2016
New Year, New Rules For Employers Doing Business In New Jersey
This update summarizes these new legal requirements to help New Jersey employers prepare and comply in 2016.
United States
4 Jan 2016
Second Circuit Holds: You Can't Always Get What You Want – As Long As Your Employer Gives You What You Need (An Effective Accommodation)
Plaintiff, a software engineer, sued for disability discrimination under the ADA and NYSHRL, alleging that his employer did not reasonably accommodate his hearing disability...
United States
3 Jul 2015
New York City Council Passes Act Requiring Mandatory Paid Sick Leave
The New York City Council recently passed the New York City Earned Sick Time Act which will require employers with 20 or more employees to provide paid sick leave to their employees.
United States
24 May 2013
E.D.N.Y. Judge Reverses Course: Rule 41 Stipulation Of Voluntary Dismissal In FLSA Action Does Not Require Court Approval
The U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan reversed his prior decision that required a plaintiff to seek court approval of a settlement before her action under the Fair Labor Standards Act could be voluntarily dismissed.
United States
15 Apr 2013
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