Legal Alert: New York Wage History Ban

Effective January 6, 2020, all New York employers will be prohibited from asking current or prospective employees about their wage or salary histories. The new law prohibits employers from asking certain wage-related questions, particularly during the hiring process, and from engaging in certain conduct.  Examples of prohibited conduct include: Relying on an applicant’s wage history…

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Legal Alert: New York Changes to Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Prevention Laws

In the past few months, New York has made several changes to laws intended to prevent harassment and discrimination in the workplace. These changes come on the heels of last year’s law that required New York employers to expand their sexual harassment prevention policies and provide annual sexual harassment prevention training. Below is a summary…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Christine McInerney, The Nature’s Bounty Co.

Christine McInerney, Deputy General Counsel at The Nature’s Bounty Co., began volunteering with Pro Bono Partnership (PBP) in 2018, soon after the PBP Long Island office opened.  Christine also serves on the PBP Long Island Advisory Committee, playing a key role in the strategic growth and development of our Long Island office. Christine has assisted several…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

Epstein Becker & Green (EBG) has been an invaluable Pro Bono Partnership partner for over a decade. EBG attorneys have assisted our nonprofit clients in all of our geographic service areas (New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut). EBG’s counsel on a diverse range of issues from employee classification to 501(c)(3) tax-exemption has been vital to…

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