In This Issue:

- New York State Raises Minimum Wage

- New York City Bans Discrimination Against the Unemployed

- Employee Evaluations Play Crucial Role in Defending Against Discrimination Claims

- EEOC Says Wellness Plans Must Provide Reasonable Accommodations Under ADA

- Court Rules that On-Time Arrival at Work May Not Be an Essential Function of an Employee’s Job

- Revised I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Now Required

- Excerpt from New York State Raises Minimum Wage:

As the result of legislation signed by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on March 29, 2013, the minimum wage in New York State will increase from $7.25 to $9.00 per hour over three years. The minimum wage will increase as follows:

• $8.00 per hour on and after December 31, 2013;

• $8.75 per hour on and after December 31, 2014; and

• $9.00 per hour on and after December 31, 2015.

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