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HTMLNYC Cares for Caregivers: New Bill Awaiting Mayor’s Signature Would Make Caregivers a Protected Class
Sonu Ray; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 18, 2016, previously published on December 30, 2015
On December 16, 2015, the New York City Council passed a bill prohibiting employers from discriminating against employees based on their actual or perceived status as a caregiver. The new law would establish caregiver status as a new protected class under the New York City Human Rights Law, and...

 

HTMLMinimum Wage Changes to New York’s Fast Food Industry: New Hospitality Wage Order & FAQs
Seth D. Kaufman; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 11, 2016, previously published on December 30, 2015
As we previously discussed in May and July of this year, wage and hour requirements for the fast food industry in New York State are changing starting in the new year. These changes, which go into effect on December 31, 2015, result from recommendations made by the Fast Food Wage Board, which...

 

HTMLEverything You Need to Know About New York's New FCA Guidance
Gustavo A. Suárez, Aaron Warshaw, Stephen R. Woods; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 24, 2015, previously published on November 13, 2015
As we previously reported, New York City’s Fair Chance Act (FCA) went into effect on October 27, 2015. On November 5, 2015, the New York City Commission on Human Rights (NYCCHR or Commission) issued long-anticipated guidance on the FCA. Although the Commission’s website indicates that...

 

HTMLNew York’s Wage Deduction Law in Effect for Three More Years
Brian Jeffrey Gershengorn, Sonu Ray; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 13, 2015, previously published on November 5, 2015
On October 26, 2015, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed State Assembly bill A07594, extending the expiration period of 2012 amendments to New York Labor Law §193, which had permitted employers to make deductions from employee wages in circumstances otherwise deemed impermissible by the New...

 

HTMLNew York State Department of Labor Publishes Revised Proposed Regulations Governing Use of Payroll Debit Cards
Stephanie L. Aranyos, A. Sonu Ray; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 2, 2015, previously published on October 28, 2015
On October 28, 2015, the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) published revised proposed regulations modifying its draft regulations (which were initially published on May 27, 2015) governing permissible methods of wage payment, including the use of payroll debit cards (also referred to as...

 

HTMLNew York Expands Discrimination Protections Against Workplace Gender Bias
Michael R. Marra, A. Sonu Ray; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 2, 2015, previously published on October 29, 2015
On October 21, 2015, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a number of bills, which cumulatively expand protections against gender discrimination, sexual harassment, domestic violence, and human trafficking. This comprehensive legislation, which grew out of the governor’s call for a...

 

HTMLNew York City Issues Fair Chance Act Notice Form for Criminal Background Checks
Gustavo A. Suarez, Aaron Warshaw, Stephen R. Woods; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 2, 2015, previously published on October 27, 2015
As we previously reported in July and June, New York City recently passed the Fair Chance Act (FCA), which becomes effective on Tuesday, October 27, 2015, and is applicable to criminal background checks.

 

HTMLNLRB Makes a Mess of the Burns Successorship Analysis and Worker Retention Laws
Seth D. Kaufman; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 29, 2015, previously published on October 22, 2015
New York City’s Displaced Building Service Workers Protection Act (DBSWPA) is one of numerous local worker retention laws, which apply to various industries in jurisdictions across the country, such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, Providence, Rhode Island, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia....

 

HTMLNo Credit, No Problem: NYC’s New Guidance Further Limits Employer Credit Checks
Gustavo A. Suárez, Aaron Warshaw; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2015, previously published on September 21, 2015
As we previously reported, New York City recently passed a law prohibiting employers from requesting or using an individual’s credit history in making employment decisions. On September 3, 2015—the same day that the new law went into effect—the New York City Commission on Human...

 

HTMLSecond Circuit Refines Title VII Pleading Standard
P. Kramer Rice; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 15, 2015, previously published on September 14, 2015
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently remanded a former employee’s racial discrimination lawsuit brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In Littlejohn v. City of New York, No. 14-1395 (August 3, 2015), the court held that the “plausibility” standard for...

 


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