No employer wants its employee’s bad behavior at work to become the next viral video. So it is not surprising that more employers have started using social media in the hiring process to screen out candidates who post...more
This is a friendly reminder to clients employing workers in New York that they need to comply with the annual pay notice requirement of the state’s Wage Theft Prevention Act (WTPA) by February 1, 2014. As with previous years,...more
Last week, the New York State Department of Labor issued regulations to implement the 2012 amendments to New York’s wage deduction law. The amendments were enacted to facilitate employer deductions of overpayments and...more
New Jersey has now joined the growing list of jurisdictions seeking to regulate the extent to which employers can monitor their workers’ social media presence. Currently, eleven other states – Arkansas, California, Colorado,...more
On June 26, 2013, New York City joined the growing list of jurisdictions requiring employers to give workers paid sick time.
Originally Published in Law360 - July 9, 2013....more
As the debate over gay marriage continues to intensify throughout the country, so does the issue of workplace rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. LGBT workers currently face substantial...more
Originally Published in Employment Law360 on March 20, 2013.
Employers in New York City are just beginning to grip the scope of a new law that gives job applicants protection from unemployment discrimination.1 Set to...more