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New York Expands Pay Equity Law Beyond Equal Work And Gender And Bans Inquiries Into Salary History
On July 10, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation significantly expanding the protections of New York's Pay Equity Law
United States
18 Jul 2019
New York City Set To Ban Inquiries About Salary History
The New York City Council has approved a bill that makes it an "unlawful discriminatory practice" for employers to inquire about the salary history of a prospective employee, or to rely upon salary history unless the applicant offers the information voluntarily.
United States
19 Apr 2017
When Tragedy Strikes: How Employers Can Assist Employees Affected By Mass Shootings And Disasters
In the early morning hours of June 12, 2016, 49 innocent people lost their lives in a mass shooting in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
United States
23 Jun 2016
New York Expands Protections For Women With Passage Of Women's Equality Act
On October 21, 2015, Governor Cuomo signed into law five bills that will provide greater protection for women in the workplace.
United States
4 Nov 2015
Same-Sex Married Couples Now Have Equal Rights To FMLA Leave Regardless Of Their Residence
Under the existing FMLA regulations, whether or not an employee had a spouse was determined by the law of the state where the employee resided.
United States
4 Mar 2015
Revised New York City Earned Sick Time Act Effective On April 1, 2014
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that he will sign into law two bills that significantly expand the provisions of the New York City Earned Sick Time Act.
United States
18 Mar 2014
New York City Paid Sick Time Law Receives Economic Green Light
The New York City Council passed the Earned Sick Time Act ("the Act") on May 8, 2013.
United States
19 Dec 2013
New York City Passes New Sick Leave Law
Following in the footsteps of Connecticut and several cities, the New York City Council (the Council) on May 8, 2103 passed a controversial sick leave law.
United States
25 Jul 2013
Same-Sex Marriages And Employee Leave Entitlement After Windsor
In Windsor v. United States, the Supreme Court ruled that the section of the Defense of Marriage Act that required federal laws to ignore same-sex marriages that are legally entered into under an applicable state law is unconstitutional.
United States
24 Jul 2013
Supreme Court Decides The Fate Of Same-Sex Marriages
The Supreme Court recently issued its long-awaited decisions in two same-sex marriage cases.
United States
1 Jul 2013
Are You Feeling Sick? New York City Passes A New Sick Leave Law
A discussion on the Earned Sick Time Act, which grants many employees in New York City up to 40 hours of paid sick leave per year.
United States
13 May 2013
Revised New York State Notice Of Pay Rate Requirements Forces Employers To Consider Whether And Why New Hires May Be Overtime-Exempt
In a previous Littler ASAP, employers were alerted that, effective October 26, 2009, New York Labor Law section 195.1 requires employers to obtain written acknowledgment from new hires that they have received written notice of their regular pay day, pay rate, and, if applicable, overtime rate, before commencing work.
United States
11 Feb 2010
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