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- 12/20/16--11:15: _Winter Is Coming—Wa...
- 04/07/17--06:54: _New York City Counc...
- 08/30/17--05:09: _Wage and Hour Consi...
- 08/31/17--13:42: _Guidance Issued on ...
- 10/18/17--13:44: _Model Leave Request...
- 02/22/18--07:20: _Austin, Texas Enact...
- 08/30/17--05:09: Wage and Hour Considerations During Weather-Related Emergencies
- 02/22/18--07:20: Austin, Texas Enacts Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law
With winter storms around the corner, it’s the right time to revisit employer rights and responsibilities during a weather-related emergency or other major disruption. We discuss below some typical scenarios that you are likely to face during weather-related or other emergencies, and the consequences under the wage and hour laws. “Our office was closed for...… Continue Reading
The New York City Council has approved a bill that would make it unlawful for employers to inquire into or rely upon job applicants’ wage history during the hiring process, with limited exception. The bill now goes before Mayor Bill de Blasio and, if signed, will become effective 180 days following signature. As we previously...… Continue Reading
As Tropical Storm Harvey continues wreak havoc across Texas and beyond, it’s the right time to revisit employer rights and responsibilities during a weather-related emergency or other major disruption. Here are some typical scenarios that employers face during weather-related or other emergencies, and the consequences under the wage and hour laws. “Our office was closed...… Continue Reading
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance has issued official guidance on several taxability issues relating to the New York Paid Family Leave Law (“PFLL”), which goes into effect on January 1, 2018. Among other details addressed, employee contributions under the PFLL shall be made on an after-tax basis, and benefits paid to...… Continue Reading
With the January 1, 2018 effective date for the New York Paid Family Leave Law fast approaching, the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board (“WCB”) has issued model paid family leave (“PFL”) request and certification forms, as well as a model waiver form. The forms are available on the WCB’s New York Paid Family Leave...… Continue Reading
The Austin, Texas City Council has enacted a paid sick and safe leave ordinance, becoming the first southern city to pass such a law for private sector employees. The ordinance will take effect on October 1, 2018 for employers with five or more employees; coverage for smaller employers begins on October 1, 2020. Employees who work...… Continue Reading