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New York Adopts Final Rule Regulating the Methods for Paying Employee Wages

On September 7, 2016, the New York Department of Labor adopted a final regulation which details the four permissible methods for paying employee wages, and outlines the strict notice and consent requirements for paying wages...more

They’re Here! Long–Awaited Rules on White Collar Overtime Exemptions Released by US Department of Labor

On May 18, 2016, the United States Department of Labor (“USDOL”) released its long- anticipated changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (“FLSA”) overtime exemption rules (the “Final Rule”). The Final Rule marks the first...more

Top U.S. Women Soccer Players Join the Fight for Equal Pay

On Wednesday, March 30, five players for the U.S. women’s soccer team officially joined the national fight for equal pay by submitting a wage discrimination complaint to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”)....more

Elizabeth Becomes The 10th City in New Jersey to Require Paid Sick Leave

On November 3, 2015, voters in Elizabeth, New Jersey overwhelmingly approved a paid sick leave law that will require private employers to provide paid sick leave to employees. The law is anticipated to take effect on March 2,...more

Newark’s Paid Sick Leave Ordinance to Take Effect on June 21, 2014

As we previously posted on March 20, 2014, the City of Newark, New Jersey passed a paid sick leave ordinance (the “Ordinance”), which requires private employers to provide paid sick leave to employees who work at least 80...more

New York Votes to Protect Unpaid Interns from Discrimination

On March 26, 2014, the New York City Counsel voted unanimously to amend the New York City Human Rights Law (the “NYCHRL”) to allow unpaid interns to sue for harassment and discrimination. The bill was likely drafted in...more

Newark Becomes Second City in New Jersey To Pass Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

The City of Newark, New Jersey recently passed a paid sick leave ordinance (the “Ordinance”) which requires private employers to provide paid sick leave to employees who work at least 80 hours per year in Newark. Newark is...more

Unpaid Interns Not Entitled To Protection From Sexual Harassment Under New York City Law

A federal judge in the Southern District of New York ruled earlier this month that a former intern was not entitled to pursue her claim for sexual harassment under the New York City Human Rights Law (the “NYCHRL”) because she...more

New Jersey Joins A Handful of States To Provide Unpaid Leave to Victims of Domestic Violence or Sexual Assault

On July 17, 2013, Governor Chris Christie signed the New Jersey Security and Financial Empowerment Act (the “SAFE Act”) into law. The SAFE Act makes New Jersey amongst a handful of states to now provide unpaid leave for...more

Ringing in the New Year With Employment Legislation That Could Affect New Jersey Employers in 2013

Five important pieces of legislation that could affect your business either will go into effect or may be decided by Governor Christie before we ring in 2013. These bills range from social networking legislation to minimum...more

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