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Sexual Harassment Prevention: What Municipalities Need to Know

By: Christine Malafi, Esq. email

Posted: May 19th, 2022

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Several laws were recently enacted in New York to expand protections for victims of sexual harassment in the workplace. Here, […]

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What Employers Should Know About Employee Non-Compete Agreements in 2022

By: Vincent Costa, Esq. email

Posted: January 28th, 2022

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Employers want to know: will 2022 mark the end of the employee non-compete agreement? Federal Efforts In July 2021, President […]

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2022 Changes to Minimum Wage and Overtime Exempt Salary Threshold

By: Vincent Costa, Esq. email

Posted: December 21st, 2021

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As the end of the year is approaching, it is important to remind New York State employers and employees of […]

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NYSDOL Issues New Guidance on Adult Use Cannabis and the Workplace

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq. email

Posted: November 8th, 2021

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Can an employer take action against an employee for using cannabis on the job, prohibit cannabis possession in the workplace, […]

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Hochul Activates NY HERO Act: What Should Employers Do Now?

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq. email

Posted: September 13th, 2021

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This month, Governor Hochul announced that the Commissioner of Health has designated COVID-19 as a “highly contagious communicable disease that […]

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What Employers Need to Know About the New Federal Vaccine Mandate

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq. email

Posted: September 13th, 2021

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On September 9, President Biden announced his six-part plan to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and Delta variant. Among these six […]

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What Employers Need to Know about HERO Act Obligations

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq. email

Posted: July 15th, 2021

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As the pandemic continues on, New Yorkers may not be surprised to learn that a new law has been passed […]

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EEOC Says Employers Can Mandate the COVID-19 Vaccine

By: Christine Malafi, Esq. email

Posted: June 11th, 2021

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As of this writing, more than 300 million COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in the United States, vaccinating about half […]

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Biden Administration Rescinds Trump Era Independent Contractor Rule

Posted: May 14th, 2021

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Whether a worker is classified as an employee or independent contractor is not just legal jargon: the distinction has real […]

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