Legal Articles: Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.


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HTMLEmployment Law Client Alert: New York City Issues Fair Chance Act Guidance: Job Seekers To Be Judged On Merits
Paul F. Millus; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 15, 2015, previously published on December 3, 2015
Effective October 27, 2015, The Fair Chance Act ("FCA"), amends the New York City Human Rights Law by making it an unlawful discriminatory practice for most New York City employers, labor organizations, and employment agencies to inquire about or consider the criminal history of job...


HTMLExecutive Order Grants Paid Sick Leave to Employees of Federal Contractors
Meyer Suozzi English Klein P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 22, 2015, previously published on October 1, 2015
Over the Labor Day weekend, President Obama signed Executive Order #13658 which requires federal contractors to grant their workers the ability to earn at least seven days (56 hours) of paid sick leave each year. Workers can use the paid sick leave to care for themselves, a family member, such as a...


HTMLDecember 2014 Amendments to Wage Theft Prevention Act Impact New York Employers
Lois Carter Schlissel, Max H. Sicherman; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on January 2, 2015
On December 29, 2014, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill amending New York’s Wage Theft Prevention Act (WTPA). The amendments, which will take effect upon the passage of a chapter amendment, eliminate the requirement that all New York employers provide detailed wage information to every...


HTMLIt's Not Enough to Have an IEP: It Must be Timely and Properly Implemented
Lynn M. Brown; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on March 6, 2015
Two recent decisions make it clear that a school district may not avoid its responsibility to provide learning disabled students with a free appropriate public education, commonly known as “FAPE,” merely by agreeing upon an individualized educational program or “IEP.”...