Alerts: Employment Law
New York City Employers Must Provide Salary Ranges in All Job Postings Effective November 1, 2022
May 9, 2022
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May 9, 2022
On March 18, 2022, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") published guidance on website accessibility. The guidance focuses on how state and local governments (Title II of the ADA) and “public accommodations” (Title III of the ADA) can remove unnecessary barriers that make it difficult or impossible for people with disabilities to use websites. Read more.
April 4, 2022
Starting February 19, 2022, California employers will once again have to provide employees with COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave (“CSPSL”). Read more.
February 17, 2022
A recent amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law ("NYCHRL") requires employers to provide a salary range in all job postings starting on May 15, 2022. Read more.
February 14, 2022
California Attorney General Rob Bonta tweeted and released a statement that his office has sent warning letters to businesses in a variety of industries for alleged failure to comply with CCPA. Read more.
February 3, 2022
January 4, 2022
As we near the end of another year of COVID-19 and face yet more surges in cases, governments are working to adapt in order to keep employees safe. In addition to new COVID-19 laws and regulations, incoming New York State Governor Hochul has signed a number of other laws affecting employers. Read more.
December 21, 2021
By way of reminder, on December 6, the City of New York announced a vaccine mandate for all private sector employers, effective December 27, 2021 (the “Order”). Further guidance on the Order was issued December 15. Read more.
December 16, 2021
On November 4th, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced a new emergency temporary standard to protect workers from the spread of the coronavirus in the workplace. Read more.
November 4, 2021
As discussed in our previous alerts and blog posts, the New York Health and Essential Rights Act (the “NY HERO Act”) requires employers to among other things maintain, and upon designation by the NYS Commissioner of Health, implement, an “airborne infectious disease” plan that meets certain minimum standards. Read more.
September 28, 2021
After months in beta, Apple is releasing iOS 15 to the public. Building upon the Privacy Nutrition Labels and App Tracking Transparency (ATT) framework introduced in iOS 14.5, iOS 15 introduces new privacy controls that will impact brand marketing initiatives and the ad tech ecosystem. Although these controls are not an iOS 14.5-caliber seismic event, they are yet another example of how platform providers have become de facto regulators of privacy. Read more.
September 20, 2021
On September 6, 2021, Governor Kathy Hochul designated COVID-19 as an airborne infectious disease under the HERO Act. This designation requires all employers to implement workplace safety plans that are in compliance with HERO Act standards. Read more.
September 8, 2021
One outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic is that remote work arrangements (whether full-time or hybrid) are here to stay. These arrangements raise difficult tax issues when employees work from home in one state for an employer whose office is in another state because the patchwork of state income tax rules applicable to such arrangements are often inconsistent and confusing. Read more.
July 7, 2021
Major US municipalities are lining up to regulate business use of technologies to collect biometric identifiers and information. For example, Portland, Oregon, banned the use of face recognition technologies earlier this year. Now, New York City businesses must comply with a new law too: Effective July 9, 2021, any commercial establishment in New York City that collects, retains, converts, stores or shares biometric identifier information of customers must disclose such activity using clear and conspicuous signage near all customer entrances. Read more.
July 7, 2021
In case you blinked, we covered four major developments that came out in the past week that every employer needs to know as they reopen their offices. Read more.
June 16, 2021
On May 28, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission updated its ongoing guidance on COVID-related labor and employment rules, “What You Should Know about COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws.” The updates provide crucial information for employers working through their return-to-work plans. Read more.
June 4, 2021
On May 6, 2021, Governor Cuomo signed the Health and Essential Rights Act (“HERO Act”) into law as a response to COVID-19 safety concerns in connection with New Yorkers returning to in-person work. Read more.
May 7, 2021
While much attention understandably has been paid to the U.S. federal tax changes recently proposed by President Biden, clients that pay taxes in New York should also note several New York tax law changes included in the recently-approved New York State 2021-2022 Budget. Read more.
April 13, 2021
On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) into law, promising $1.9 trillion in relief related to the COVID-19 pandemic including certain relief for workers. Read more.
March 23, 2021
On March 19, 2021, Governor Newsom signed into law California’s COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Law. Read more.
March 22, 2021
While face coverings and 6 feet social distancing are still required, New York businesses are eager to reopen to the public and increase their capacities. We give a rundown of New York State reopening and increased capacity for restaurants, stadiums, arenas, arts and entertainment, amusement centers, movie theatres and in-person catered events. Read more.
March 9, 2021
2020 was a year of monumental change everywhere – including in the interactive entertainment world. As live events went online, more people gathered in front of screens to play, connect and consume than ever before. Developers and publishers responded with new technologies, platforms, devices, games and services. 2020 saw many game-changing legal developments – developments that will continue to affect the industry in 2021. Read more.
January 27, 2021
Among its numerous relief and stimulus provisions, the recently-enacted 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act (the “Act”) authorizes up to an additional $284.5 billion for Payment Protection Program (“PPP”) loans and a new entertainment industry grant program for “shuttered venue” operators. Read more.
January 12, 2021
By Executive Order 202.87 issued December 30, 2020, New York’s remote notarization and document execution procedures are extended through January 29, 2021. Read more.
January 12, 2021
On December 28, 2020, New York enacted the COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020 which, among other things, prevents residential evictions, foreclosure proceedings, credit discrimination and negative credit reporting related to the pandemic. Read more.
January 12, 2021
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