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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Legal Alert: Round-up of Recent Updates to New York Employment and Charitable Registration Laws

Westchester County Enacts Safe Leave Law Providing Paid Leave for Victims of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Westchester County, New York has enacted a new law called the “Safe Time Leave for Victims of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking” or the “Safe Time Leave Law.” The law will go into effect on or about October…

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Legal Alert: Stay Compliant and Avoid Revocation or Suspension of Your Business Licenses

In May 2019, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDLWD) proposed rules that would implement a 2010 law that granted the agency the power to order the suspension or revocation of an employer’s licenses to do business in New Jersey under certain circumstances.  This Legal Alert provides a brief overview of the…

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