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HTMLNew York City Mayor Signs Expanded Sick Time Law, Effective April 1, 2014
Allison E. Ianni; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 3, 2014, previously published on March 31, 2014
On March 20, 2014, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed amendments to the New York City Earned Sick Time Act which, according to his administration, will extend the right to paid sick leave to a half million more New Yorkers. The Act, including the recent amendments, takes effect on April 1,...

 

HTMLNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Unveils His First State of the City Address and Budget
Aaron Warshaw; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 6, 2014, previously published on February 27, 2014
On February 10, 2014, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gave his first State of the City address and, shortly thereafter, presented his first budget for consideration by the New York City Council.

 

HTMLNew York City’s New Administration Announces Proposed Changes to Impending Sick Leave Act
Aaron Warshaw; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 5, 2014, previously published on January 31, 2014
As we covered in our June 2013 and December 2013 issues, New York City’s Earned Sick Time Act becomes effective on April 1, 2014. Yet, having barely been sworn into office, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced legislation to make the following...

 

HTMLNew York State Passes Worker Misclassification Law for Commercial Transportation Industry
Eric Su; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 5, 2014, previously published on January 31, 2014
On January 10, 2014, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the New York State Commercial Goods Transportation Industry Fair Play Act (the Act), which becomes effective on March 11, 2014. As with the Construction Industry Fair Play Act enacted in 2010 and the more recent partnership between...

 

HTMLSecond Circuit Emphasizes That Inconsistent Reasons for Employee Termination Can Be Sufficient to Overcome Summary Judgment
Evan B. Citron; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 5, 2014, previously published on January 31, 2014
Kwan v. The Andalex Group LLC, No. 12-2493 (2d Cir. Dec. 16, 2013): A recent decision by the Second Circuit not only revived a former employee’s retaliation claims but further highlighted the litigation risk when an employer’s explanation for an employee’s firing evolves over...

 

HTMLReminder: New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Requires Annual Notices to All Employees Between January 1, 2014 and February 1, 2014
Aaron Warshaw; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2014, previously published on December 30, 2013
The New York Wage Theft Prevention Act requires employers to provide annual wage notices to all employees no later than February 1, 2014.

 

HTMLRecent Changes to New York Unemployment Insurance
Stephanie L. Aranyos; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2014, previously published on December 15, 2013
As we ring in the New Year, New York State employers should be mindful of significant changes to the New York State Unemployment Insurance Law. As a result of the economic downturn, the New York State Unemployment Insurance Fund became insolvent and New York borrowed $3.5 billion from the federal...

 

HTMLNew Year in New York State Means a New Minimum Wage
Stephanie L. Aranyos; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2014, previously published on December 30, 2013
Effective December 31, 2013, the minimum wage in New York State will increase from $7.25 per hour to $8.00 per hour. The overtime rate of pay for hourly, non-tipped employees earning the minimum wage will increase to $12.00 per hour. Employers should ensure that the updated minimum wage poster is...

 

HTMLMark Your Calendars: The New York City Earned Sick Time Act Will Go Into Effect on April 1, 2014
Stephanie L. Aranyos; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 19, 2013, previously published on December 17, 2013
As we previously reported in our June 2013 issue, New York City recently became the largest municipality in the country requiring employers to provide sick time to employees under the “Earned Sick Time Act.” However, in order to become effective, the Act contains a unique provision that...

 

HTMLNew York Partners with the U.S. Department of Labor to Combat Worker Misclassification
Sonu Ray, Eric Su; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 5, 2013, previously published on December 3, 2013
On November 18, 2013, New York State announced that it is teaming with the U.S. Department of Labor (U.S. DOL) to protect employees against misclassification as independent contractors or other nonemployee statuses. Officials for the U.S. DOL, the New York State Department of Labor (N.Y. DOL), and...

 


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