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Sweeping Anti-harassment Legislation Impacts New York State Employers
On August 12, 2019, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law Senate Bill 506577 / Assembly Bill A8421, significantly expanding protections to individuals working in New York State.
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10 Sep 2019
A Federal Judge Has Rejected A New York Law Prohibiting Mandatory Pre-Dispute Arbitration Of Sexual Harassment Claims
In a decision from the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S. District Judge Denise Cote has held
United States
5 Sep 2019
Applying The ‘No-Contact' Rule To Represented Witnesses
Can a landlord be held liablefor failing to take prompt action to address a racially hostile housing environment created by one tenant targeting another,
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23 Apr 2019
Landlords May Be Sued For Failing To Address Racial Harassment
Can a landlord be held liablefor failing to take prompt action to address a racially hostile housing environment created by one tenant targeting another,
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23 Apr 2019
New Lactation Room requirements For New York City Employers
On March 18, 2019, pursuant to amendments to the NYCHRL, New York City employers with four or more employees will be required to:
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27 Mar 2019
Supreme Court Decides On Applicability Of Section 1 Of The Federal Arbitration Act
A recent unanimous Supreme Court decision adds uncertainty to the application and enforceability of arbitration agreements in the transportation industry.
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15 Mar 2019
Supreme Court Hears Argument On Applicability Of Section 1 Of The Federal Arbitration Act
On October 3, 2018, the United States Supreme Court held oral argument for New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira, No. 17-340, a case concerning Section 1 of the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA").
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22 Oct 2018
The Unique Challenges Of Workplace Accommodation For Psychiatric Disabilities
The number of psychiatric disability discrimination claims brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 has been increasing significantly in recent years
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12 Jun 2018
Arbitration And Class/Collective Action Waivers Held Enforceable And New York City Paid Safe Leave Obligations
A recent United States Supreme Court decision regarding individualized arbitration agreements and class/collective action waivers provides opportunities for all U.S. employers, and new paid time off...
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5 Jun 2018
New York Strengthens Sexual Harassment Rights For Employees—How Should Private Employers Respond?
New laws from both New York State and New York City give employees additional protections from harassment and impose new obligations on employers.
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16 May 2018
New York City Bans Wage-History Inquiries: Understanding The New Law
On May 4th Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a new bill into law that, when it goes into effect on October 31, 2017, will bar New York City employers from inquiring about job applicants' salary histories.
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27 Jul 2017
The New York Paid Family Leave Benefits Law
PFL requires almost all New York employers, regardless of size, to provide eligible employees with 12 weeks of paid leave to engage in "family care," namely, to care for a child following birth...
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11 Apr 2017
‘Cheeks': Restricting Private Settlements Under Fair Labor Standards Act
Many litigants are understandably reluctant to publicly disclose the terms of their settlement agreements.
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19 Dec 2016
Freelance Isn't Free Act: Companies Beware When Dealing With Freelance Workers
On November 16, 2016, Mayor Bill DeBlasio signed into law a bill to safeguard freelance workers against wage theft by hiring parties.
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15 Dec 2016
Making Rule 68 Offers Of Judgment In Employment Cases
This practice note will help you navigate whether and how to make an offer of judgment in employment cases.
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14 Jul 2016
Final Rule Regarding The New Administrative Regulations To The Fair Labor Standards Act
The United States Department of Labor ("DOL") recently issued its final rule regarding the changes to the white collar exemptions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
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5 Jul 2016
Men, Whites ‘Need Not Apply'
Producers of the Broadway hit "Hamilton" came under fire recently for advertising for "nonwhite" performers.
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6 Jun 2016
Changes To Wage-Hour Laws That Will Impact New York Employers
Important changes are coming to wage-hour laws that will impact New York employers. We summarize several of them here.
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18 Apr 2016
Employment Law Round Up - July 2015
On June 29, 2015, Mayor de Blasio signed the "Fair Chance Act," which is scheduled to take effect on October 27, 2015.
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23 Jul 2015
Cases Illustrate Creative Uses Of Social Media Evidence
As Internet communications quickly replace the use of pen and paper, the field of electronic discovery continues to increase in importance.
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27 Oct 2014
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