Whitney Nonnette

Whitney Nonnette

Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP

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New York City Bans the Box: Has Your Company Reviewed It's Application Process?

Recently, New York City enacted the Fair Chance Act, an ordinance that prevents New York City employers with four or more employees from inquiring about, or otherwise considering, a job applicant’s criminal history when...more

12/1/2015 - Ban the Box Criminal Background Checks Employment Discrimination Fair Chance Act Hiring & Firing

U.S. Department of Labor to Expand Overtime Protections for “White Collar” Employees

On June 30, 2015 the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced its proposal to revise its Fair Labor and Standards Act (“FLSA) regulations to narrow the exemptions from overtime pay for most so-called “white collar” employees....more

7/21/2015 - DOL Exempt-Employees FLSA Minimum Salary Minimum Wage Non-Exempt Employees Over-Time Unpaid Overtime Wage and Hour White-Collar Exemptions

President Obama Signs Two Executive Orders Impacting Federal Contractors

Aiming to “crack down on federal contractors who put workers’ safety and hard-earned pay at risk,” on July 31, 2014, President Barack Obama signed the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order (“Executive Order”), which...more

8/12/2014 - Contractors Employee Rights Executive Orders Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Federal Contractors FLSA Gender Identity LGBT Sexual Orientation Discrimination Subcontractors

Labor And Employment Law 2013: A Year-End Review

I. New Laws and Regulations - A. Federal - Following U.S. Supreme Court Decision, Federal Agencies Extend Definition of “Spouse” to Persons in Same-Sex Marriages. In United States v. Windsor, 133 S. Ct. 2675...more

1/14/2014 - Arbitration Class Action Discrimination DOMA Health Insurance IRS Minimum Wage NLRB Paid Leave Retaliation Same-Sex Marriage Tax Deductions Unpaid Leave US v Windsor Wage and Hour

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