On Dec. 17, 2020, the New York City Council voted to approve Int. No. 1415-A and Int. No. 1396-A, which will prohibit fast food employers from terminating or cutting
Continue Reading NYC Council Approves Legislation Redefining Key Aspects of Fast Food Employer-Employee Relationship

New York state’s new paid sick leave law will mandate the payment of sick leave to employees in New York state beginning Jan. 1, 2021. As discussed below, the New


Continue Reading New York State and New York City Paid Safe and Sick Leave Laws

On Sept. 8, 2020, a New York federal judge struck down substantial portions of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL’s) joint employer final rule, which went into effect March 1,


Continue Reading New York Federal Judge Strikes Down DOL ‘Joint Employer’ Rule

Shortly after the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued its Final Rule implementing provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), the state of New York filed suit


Continue Reading Federal Judge Grants NY’s Motion to Vacate FFCRA’s ‘Work Availability’ Requirement, Other Important Provisions of DOL’s ‘Final Rule’

The New York State Department of Health has issued a model Business Reopening Safety Plan for businesses that will be reopening in Phase 1 of Gov. Cuomo’s four-phase reopening guidelines
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On March 18, new legislation was enacted in New York state to provide additional paid sick leave, as well as insurance benefits under paid family leave (“PFL”) and statutory disability
Continue Reading New York Sick Leave, Disability, and Paid Family Leave Benefits for Employees Quarantined Due To COVID-19

As noted in our 2019 legislative update, New Jersey and New York have joined a growing number of states in prohibiting employers from asking job applicants about their salary
Continue Reading New York, New Jersey Employers Now Prohibited From Inquiring About Salary History