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Time to Catch the “Train” – The New York Gender-Based Harassment Train

Continuing its aggressive measures to combat workplace sexual harassment, on August 23, the New York State Department of Labor issued for public comment a draft sexual harassment training program, a checklist of minimum...more

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Pennsylvania Begins New Withholding Requirements: One May Affect Your Lease

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On July 1, Pennsylvania will begin enforcing enhanced personal income tax withholding requirements that were enacted by the legislature as a part of Act 43 of 2017. ...more

Snell & Wilmer

Yet Another Reason to Focus on Director Pay

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We have previously encouraged our readers to focus on the size of their director pay packages and the processes their boards undertake in setting director compensation. Prior focus on these issues was recommended largely as a...more

Howard Ankin

Who Can Make a Workers’ Compensation Claim

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In Illinois, injured workers are generally entitled to workers’ compensation benefits when they suffer a work-related accident or are harmed by a hazard while performing the duties of their job or acting on behalf of their...more

Dechert LLP

Is It “Time’s Up” For Arbitrating Employment Matters In New York?

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In the wake of a strong public reaction to the “Time’s Up” and “#MeToo” movements, states across the country are enacting legislation aimed at expanding and bolstering sexual harassment and discrimination protections in the...more

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Employment Law Changes Affecting New York Employers

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Employers should be aware of recent changes to New York State and New York City employment laws. These changes concern the following: (i) protections relating to sexual harassment; (ii) the use of earned sick time for "safe...more

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New York State's New Sexual Harassment Laws: What Employers Need to Know

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In the fiscal year 2019 budget, the New York State Legislature passed several new laws aimed at preventing workplace sexual harassment, including banning mandatory arbitration and requiring anti-harassment policies and...more

Vedder Price

New York State and City Pass Sweeping Anti-Sexual Harassment Laws Amid #MeToo

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Following on the heels of the Time’s Up and #MeToo movements, the New York State Legislature and the New York City Council have passed significant legislation aimed at providing greater protection against workplace sexual...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Update: New York State Passes Budget, Creates New Sexual Harassment Obligations For Employers

On April 12, 2018, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a 2019 New York budget implementing the provisions of S-7848A (the “Budget”). Beyond the obligations created by S-7848A, which we summarized in a previous post, the...more

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New York State Employers Face Significant New Sexual Harassment Laws

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Employers operating in New York will soon face a raft of new sexual harassment laws. The state budget bill for the 2019 fiscal year approved by the New York State Legislature on March 31 and signed into law by Governor Andrew...more

Harris Beach PLLC

State Budget Bill Amends Laws on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

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Early on Saturday, March 31, 2018, the New York State Legislature passed a budget bill that includes several changes and additions to workplace sexual harassment law. Governor Andrew Cuomo applauded the measure as the...more

Fisher Phillips

New York State Moves One Step Closer to Changes to Sexual Harassment Laws

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On March 12, 2018, the New York State Senate passed a bill aimed at strengthening and reforming the state sexual harassment laws. The legislation comes on the heels of the #MeToo movement and mirrors much of what Governor...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Pennsylvania Department of Revenue Delays Implementation of New Non-Employee Withholding Requirements

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After hearing from taxpayers about the significant burden of complying with new Pennsylvania rules requiring personal income tax (PIT) withholding from non-resident service providers who receive IRS Forms 1099-MISC, the...more

White & Case LLP

Reminders for US Public Companies for the 2018 Annual Reporting and Proxy Season

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This memorandum outlines certain considerations for US public companies in preparation for the 2018 annual reporting and proxy season. Part I of this memorandum discusses new developments and practical action items for the...more

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ISS Releases 2018 Voting Policy Updates

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On November 16, 2017, Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS") published updates to its benchmark proxy voting policy applicable to shareholder meetings held on or after February 1, 2018. The policy updates are the...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Judges and Legislators in Chicago and California Seek to Expand Protections for Hotel Workers

In the wake of a deluge of sexual harassment accusations being leveled against high profile figures, and the ensuing #MeToo social media movement, some legislators and judges have been eager to expand protections for certain...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Repeat After Me: College Athletes Are Not School Employees Under the FLSA

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“Close some doors today. Not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because they lead you nowhere.” This quote (attributed to Brazilian author Paulo Cuelho) comes to mind with last month’s filing of yet another...more

White & Case LLP

ISS Issues Proposed Policy Changes for 2018 Proxy Season

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On October 26, 2017, Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS") issued draft proposed policy changes for the 2018 proxy season (the "Draft Changes").1 The Draft Changes for US companies are grouped in three categories:...more

Stinson Leonard Street

ISS Seeks Comment on Updated Policies Including Gender Pay Gap

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International Shareholder Services (ISS) has made available for public comment certain proposed changes to ISS’ benchmark voting policies for 2018 that could generally become effective for the upcoming proxy season....more

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ISS Seeks Comment on Updated Policies Including Gender Pay Gap

ISS has made available for public comment certain proposed changes to ISS’ benchmark voting policies for 2018 that could generally become effective for the upcoming proxy season. ...more

Fisher Phillips

From The Playing Field To The Courtroom: The State Of Current Legal Challenges Brought By Student-Athletes

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As the U.S. Supreme Court stated in a 1984 decision involving the University of Oklahoma, there exists in this country a “revered tradition of amateurism in college sports.” Despite this tradition, there have been an...more

Snell & Wilmer

Settlement of Calma v. Templeton Provides Guidance on Setting Director Pay

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In response to recent lawsuits by the plaintiffs’ bar, I have previously posted about why public company employers may wish to consider adding a separate annual limit on non-employee director equity awards. Just last month...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

How to Avoid Director Pay Litigation

In the last few years, Delaware courts have issued several rulings in lawsuits involving complaints of excessive compensation to non-employee directors (1). The takeaways from these cases can be summarized as follows...more

Howard Ankin

Do Contract Workers Qualify for Workers’ Comp Claims?

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American workers increasingly labor away in an independent contractor environment. Much controversy surrounds this, largely due to often-diminished compensation and the union-busting nature of how it is implemented. In San...more

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Do Contract Workers Qualify for Workers’ Comp Claims?

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Non-employees working on a company site are covered for workplace-related claims. But it’s important to seek medical care from the employer’s provider. American workers increasingly labor away in an independent...more

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