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HTMLNew York State Introduces Paid Family Leave
Caroline J. Berdzik, Jennaydra D. Clunis, Stacey L. Pitcher; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 26, 2016, previously published on April 7, 2016
By 2018, employers in New York will be required to provide their employees with paid family leave. The federal Family Medical Leave Act requires employers with more than 50 employees to provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for certain qualifying conditions such as the birth or adoption of a child...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Rules in Favor of Public Employee Unions
Sean P. Beiter, Caroline J. Berdzik; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 29, 2016
In a simple, one-sentence decision handed down on March 29, 2016, in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, the U.S. Supreme Court preserved the ability of public employee unions across the country to collect fair share fees from non-union employees in their bargaining unit. The per curiam...

 

HTMLHR Directors Beware: You Could Be Individually Liable Under the FMLA
Caroline J. Berdzik, Martha P. Brown; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 23, 2016
Employers routinely hire human resources (HR) employees to help the company navigate the myriad laws and regulations governing employment issues. These employees are often tasked with ensuring that the employers do not run afoul of these laws and regulations. For example, when employees request...

 

HTMLDOL Announces New Regulations on "Persuader" Activities
Sean P. Beiter, Caroline J. Berdzik; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 29, 2016
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced that its controversial new regulations on “persuader” activities will take effect on April 25, 2016. These regulations significantly alter the interpretation of the 57-year-old Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) by redefining...

 

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,...

 


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