Entries tagged: labor employment

New York Reforms State Sexual Harassment Laws for the Second Consecutive Year

By: Christine Malafi, Esq.

Posted: August 12th, 2019

Tags:

On August 12, 2019, Governor Cuomo signed reformations to New York’s sexual harassment laws passed in June by State lawmakers. […]

Read More

New York Continues to Update its Employment Laws

By: Christine Malafi, Esq.

Posted: August 7th, 2019

Tags:

On July 10, 2019, Governor Cuomo signed into law two new bills amending New York’s labor and employment requirements. These […]

Read More

The Difference between Employees and Independent Contractors, and Why All Businesses Should Know It

By: Christine Malafi, Esq.

Posted: July 1st, 2019

Tags: ,

Many companies employ independent contractors to supplement their workforce. By using independent contractors, businesses can minimize expenses from health insurance […]

Read More

ADA Accessibility for Websites

By: Christine Malafi, Esq.

Posted: June 14th, 2019

Tags: ,

The Internet has become a necessity for the marketing and promotion of businesses, services, and merchandise. An evolving legal issue […]

Read More

The RISE Act: Suffolk County Bans Inquiring About Salary History

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq.

Posted: June 13th, 2019

Tags:

Suffolk County employers, take note: effective June 30, 2019, employers in the county will be barred from asking about a […]

Read More

Recent Changes in New York Election Law and How They Affect Your Business

By: Christine Malafi, Esq.

Posted: May 7th, 2019

Tags:

Employers, take note: New York State’s Election Law was recently amended as part of the state’s fiscal year 2020 budget […]

Read More

2019 Changes to Minimum Wage and Overtime Exempt Salary Threshold

By: Vincent Costa, Esq.

Posted: December 31st, 2018

Tags:

Another year has come and gone. As we usher in 2019, business owners should know that New York State has […]

Read More

New York Paid Family Leave Benefits Increase January 1, 2019

Posted: December 31st, 2018

Tags:

As of January 1, 2019, the length of paid leave and amount of weekly benefits under the New York Paid […]

Read More

The RISE Act: Suffolk County Bans Inquiring About Salary History

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq.

Posted: December 27th, 2018

Tags:

Suffolk County employers, take note: effective June 30, 2019, employers in the county will be barred from asking about a […]

Read More

New York State Wage Requirements for Interns

By: Christine Malafi, Esq.

Posted: September 4th, 2018

Tags:

Summer may be over, but if your office is like mine, interns are a welcome presence year-round. Hiring interns can […]

Read More