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U.S. Department Of Labor Issues FLSA Overtime Regulations
On March 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor issued its long-awaited proposal to increase the salary threshold for employees to be classified as exempt from the minimum wage and overtime requirements of the federal FLSA.
United States
21 Mar 2019
New York Revises Model Sexual Harassment Prevention Materials And Extends Time Frame For Anti-Harassment Training
The New York State Department of Labor, in consultation with the New York State Division of Human Rights (together, the NYSDOL)
United States
4 Oct 2018
New York State And New York City Issue New Compliance Mandates To Address Sexual Harassment
The clock is ticking for all employers in the Empire State, who now have less than a month to meet stringent New York requirements for preventing sexual harassment.
United States
16 Sep 2018
Employment Basics For Family Offices In New York
Operators of family offices or other small businesses may not realize that they are obligated to comply with federal, state and local labor and employment laws.
United States
22 Aug 2018
New York City Law Requiring Temporary Schedule Changes Becomes Effective July 18, 2018
As of July 18, 2018, most New York City employers will be required to grant employee requests for two temporary schedule changes per calendar year for certain covered personal events.
United States
24 Jul 2018
"Governor Cuomo Signs 2019 Budget Bill With Significant Provisions Addressing Workplace Sexual Harassment Claims"
On April 12, 2018, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the New York State 2019 Budget Bill (the "Budget"), which contains, among other things, provisions ...
United States
19 Apr 2018
Ides Of March Special: 5Th Circuit Assassinates DOL Fiduciary Rule
On March 15, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit vacated in its entirety the Department of Labor's revised investment advice fiduciary rule (the "Fiduciary Rule") ...
United States
20 Mar 2018
Second Circuit Finds Sexual Orientation Discrimination Actionable Under Title VII
Last week, in Zarda v. Altitude Express, Inc., the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit broke with its own precedent, holding that "sexual orientation discrimination constitutes...
United States
8 Mar 2018
New York Paid Family Leave Law Takes Effect On January 1, 2018
On January 1, 2018, virtually all employers in New York will be required to provide Paid Family Leave to their employees.
United States
5 Dec 2017
DOL Talks Turkey On Fiduciary Rule
On November 27 – the day most people returned from a Thanksgiving weekend – the Department of Labor announced that it is extending the second applicability date for the rollout of the revised definition of investment advice fiduciary, from January 1, 2018 to July 1 of 2019.
United States
30 Nov 2017
Tax Reform: Now It's The Senate's Turn
On November 9, 2017, the Senate Republicans released their version of the sweeping tax reform plan. Although the Senate Plan has many proposals that are similar to those in the House Bill...
United States
13 Nov 2017
"Mind Your Own (Unrelated) Business!!"
On November 6, 2017, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady introduced the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the long- awaited Republican-sponsored tax bill.
United States
8 Nov 2017
Tax Me Now; Pay Me Later? House Majority Tax Bill Changes To Common Executive Compensation Arrangements And Benefits
On November 6, 2017, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) introduced the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the long-awaited Republican-sponsored tax bill.
United States
7 Nov 2017
"U.S. Department Of Labor To Revisit FLSA Overtime Regulations"
The DOL has not abandoned its goal of updating the overtime regulations, however. The new Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta...
United States
22 Sep 2017
The Immaculate (Church-Affiliated) Exception? Supreme Court Gets Religion On ERISA
The Supreme Court's unanimous decision on June 5, 2017 in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton is a significant victory for church-affiliated hospitals and similar institutions.
United States
9 Jun 2017
"A Second Opinion On DOL Fiduciary?"
On June 1, with a nod to recent developments generated by DOL rulemaking, SEC Chair Jay Clayton issued a call for public comments from retail investors on standards of conduct on investment...
United States
7 Jun 2017
"... And Without Further Delay (But With Much Ado) DOL Fiduciary Rule to Debut June 9th"
On May 23, 2017 the Wall Street Journal published a letter by Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta in connection with the Department of Labor's new "investment advice" fiduciary rule (the "Fiduciary Rule") under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended ("ERISA") affecting accounts subject to ERISA ..
United States
24 May 2017
Death And Liability
A CONTRACTOR DIES on the job. Who's liable? When shareholders perform work in their apartments, the concept is that the shareholder assumes all risk and liability in connection with that work.
United States
17 May 2017
Spring 2017 -- Stroock Reports -- Public Employee Law
An examination of intensifying efforts to pass federal and state "right-to-work" legislation amid a backdrop of judicial fair share fee challenges, and the potential consequences for public and private unions.
United States
10 Apr 2017
Matters of Interest - Constitutional Amendment By Legislative Referral: How Public Pensions Could Be Affected
This coming November, New York voters will find a referendum on the ballot on whether there should be a Constitutional Convention to amend the New York State Constitution.
United States
7 Apr 2017
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