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NYC Commission Issues Guidance On Immigration And National Origin Discrimination; Expansion Of Law To Cover Independent Contractors/Freelancers Soon To Follow
The New York City Commission on Human Rights released guidance clarifying the New York City Human Rights Law's restriction on discriminating against applicants and workers
United States
15 Oct 2019
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New Jersey Releases Guidance Clarifying Stance On Hairstyle Discrimination
This announcement is part of a growing trend that follows similar efforts earlier this year in New York and California.
United States
26 Sep 2019
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A Day Late and Potentially Many Dollars Short: NY Appellate Court OK's Liquidated Damages In Late Payment Case
On September 10, 2019, the Appellate Division, First Department, affirmed the lower court's order permitting the construction worker to proceed with her case.
United States
24 Sep 2019
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NLRB Issues Notices Of Proposed Rule Making To Codify Certain Union Election Procedures
The NLRB recently published a Notice of Proposed Rule Making regarding three proposed amendments to its current rules and regulations for union elections.
United States
22 Aug 2019
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New Jersey Passes Landmark Anti-Wage Theft Law
On August 6, 2019, Acting New Jersey Governor Sheila Oliver signed into law A-2903/S-1790, described as an Act "concerning enforcement, penalties, and procedures for law regarding failure to pay wages."
United States
12 Aug 2019
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New Pay Equity Laws In New York And New Jersey (Again) (Update: New Jersey Law Signed Into Law)
This week, New York state expanded a state Equal Pay Act, making it illegal to pay someone less based on characteristics including race, religion, disability or gender identity, and also other protected characteristics.
United States
5 Aug 2019
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New Pay Equity Laws In New York And New Jersey (Again)
This week, New York state expanded a state Equal Pay Act, making it illegal to pay someone less based on characteristics including race, religion, disability or gender identity, and also other protected characteristics.
United States
17 Jul 2019
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Reminder: 100 Days Until NYS Deadline For Employers To Provide Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
All New York State employers must provide all employees with annual, interactive sexual harassment prevention training by October 9, 2019.
United States
11 Jul 2019
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NY Lawmakers Propose Gig Worker Protection Law
Just before the end of the legislative session, lawmakers in New York introduced the "Dependent Worker Act," which proposes to provide workers in the gig economy with certain rights, including the right to unionize.
United States
9 Jul 2019
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New Jersey To Require Hotel Employers To Provide "Panic Devices" To Employees
On June 11, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a law requiring covered hotels to provide "panic devices" to employees engaged in "housekeeping or room service duties."
United States
1 Jul 2019
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New Jersey Says No To Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements And Non-Disclosure Provisions
Seyfarth Synopsis: Governor Murphy signed Senate Bill 121 into law today, Monday, March 18, 2019. The law affects claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation and renders prospective
United States
29 Mar 2019
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New Jersey Puts Family First With Paid Family Leave Expansion
Seyfarth Synopsis: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed an expansive paid family leave bill which provides for increased leave time and pay while on leave beginning in 2020 ...
United States
1 Mar 2019
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GUEST OPINION: New Jersey Raises The Roof On Minimum Wage
Last month, New Jersey State Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin introduced a Bill seeking to increase the minimum wage to $15.00 per hour by 2024 ...
United States
20 Feb 2019
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Glenn Smith, Howard Wexler And Lisa Savadijan Authored An Article In CNB News
Glenn Smith, Howard Wexler and Lisa Savadijan authored a February 5 article in CNB News, "GUEST OPINION: New Jersey Raises the Roof on Minimum Wage
United States
12 Feb 2019
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Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements And Non-Disclosure Provisions On The Chopping Block In New Jersey
The New Jersey Legislature recently passed Senate Bill 121 affecting claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation, which if signed into law, would render any prospective waiver of rights against public policy...
United States
11 Feb 2019
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New Jersey Raises The Roof On Minimum Wage
On December 5, 2018, the New Jersey State Assembly introduced legislation aimed at gradually increasing the minimum wage in New Jersey up to $15.00 an hour over the next five years.
United States
11 Feb 2019
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New Jersey Democratic Party Raises The Roof On Minimum Wage
On December 5, 2018, the New Jersey State Assembly introduced legislation aimed at gradually increasing the minimum wage in New Jersey up to $15.00 an hour over the next five years.
United States
11 Feb 2019
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District Court Of New Jersey Finds Plaintiff Agreed To Arbitrate By Not Opting Out Of The Arbitration Program
The District Court of New Jersey recently found an arbitration agreement to be enforceable where the employee acknowledged receipt and did not follow the procedure to opt out of the arbitration program.
United States
25 Jan 2019
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New York Extends Wage Deduction Rules
New York's expanded list of permissible wage deductions has been extended until 2020.
United States
9 Jan 2019
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Mirror Mirror On The Wall, Who's The Fairest Of Them All: Philadelphia's Fair Workweek Law?
Seyfarth Synopsis: Philadelphia joins the ranks of other cities after passing its own predictable scheduling law.
United States
28 Dec 2018
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