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HTMLNew York Governor Fills Appellate Division Vacancies
Meghan M. Brown, Matthew S. Lerner; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 14, 2016, previously published on March 1, 2016
In a sweeping exercise of his authority, on Thursday, February 18, 2016, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo appointed 10 judges to fill vacancies in all four of the state’s Appellate Division departments of the Supreme Court. The governor has the authority to appoint justices to each Appellate...

 

HTMLNew Jersey Appellate Division Clarifies When Employers Can Require Employee Psych Examinations
Caroline J. Berdzik, Michael S. Katzen; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 14, 2016, previously published on March 2, 2016
The circumstances under which a company or organization may require an employee to undergo a medical examination can be confusing for employers, and for good reason: The “rules” are cobbled together from a variety of sources and are from the model of clarity. The Appellate Division of...

 

HTMLProposed Changes to the EEOC’s Retaliation Policies Signal Trouble for Employers
Caroline J. Berdzik, Melissa M. Ferrara; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 3, 2016, previously published on February 19, 2016
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently proposed changes to the guidance it issues on workplace retaliation, which could drastically expand the definition of retaliation. The proposed changes, the first in nearly 20 years, are intended to update the EEOC Compliance Manual on...

 

HTMLNew York's Highest Court Has a New Associate Judge
Matthew S. Lerner, William T. O'Connell; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2016, previously published on February 10, 2016
On Monday, February 8, 2016, the New York State Senate confirmed Governor Andrew Cuomo’s nomination of U.S. attorney Michael Garcia to the New York Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court. The confirmation comes just weeks after the Senate confirmed Janet DiFiore as the...

 

HTMLBetter Late Than Never: U.S. and EU Regulators Reach Data Privacy Agreement
Aaron J. Aisen, Frederick J. Pomerantz; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 16, 2016, previously published on February 5, 2016
Officials from the United States and European Union havereached a tentative agreement regarding transfers of personal data by European individuals and businesses to the United States. As stated in the agreement, “This new framework will protect the fundamental rights of Europeans where their...

 

HTMLNew York's Highest Court Has a New Chief Judge
Meghan M. Brown, Matthew S. Lerner; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 4, 2016, previously published on January 25, 2016
On Thursday, January 21, 2016, the New York State Senate confirmed Governor Andrew Cuomo’s nomination of Janet DiFiore for the state’s next chief judge of the Court of Appeals, New York’s highest court. Chief Judge DiFiore was previously the Westchester County District Attorney,...

 

HTMLPennsylvania Court Strikes Down Lifetime Ban of Employees with Certain Convictions from Working in Nursing Homes
Caroline J. Berdzik, Melissa M. Ferrara; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 22, 2016, previously published on January 11, 2016
The Commonwealth Court in the case of Tyrone Peake et al. v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has invalidated a provision of the Older Adults Protective Services Act. The Act bars individuals accused of serious crimes, such as murder and rape, from being employed in health care facilities like nursing...

 

HTMLFinal Regulations Issued by the NJDOL for New Jersey Employers Regarding Ban the Box
Caroline J. Berdzik, Michael S. Katzen; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 14, 2016, previously published on January 5, 2016
Last month, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) released final regulations to further define some of the ambiguous terms contained in New Jersey’s “Ban the Box” law, titled the Opportunity to Compete Act (OTCA), which went into effect March 1,...

 

HTMLNYC’s "Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act" Prohibits Most Employment-Related Credit Checks
Caroline J. Berdzik, Michael S. Katzen; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 14, 2015, previously published on December 7, 2015
New York City’s Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act (SCDEA) amended the NYC Human Rights Law by making it an unlawful discriminatory practice for employers, labor organizations, and employment agencies to request or use the consumer credit history of an applicant or employee for the...

 

HTMLNew York City Publishes Additional Guidance on Paid Sick Leave Law
Caroline J. Berdzik, Michael S. Katzen; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 14, 2015, previously published on December 7, 2015
Under New York City’s Earned Sick Time Act (Paid Sick Leave Law), employers with five or more employees must provide at least one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked, up to 40 hours of paid sick leave per year. Employers with fewer than five employees must provide sick leave on...

 


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