Mandatory disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions by business operators is coming, one way or another. California legislators continue to press for a change in law that would require disclosures for large businesses that do business in California.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed itself in a 2-to-1 opinion and largely struck down a California law that would have prohibited employers from imposing binding arbitration of employment disputes.
Governor Kathy Hochul is scheduled to present her 2023–24 Executive budget proposal at noon on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, with the budget bills expected to be released thereafter.
On January 10, 2023, Governor Kathy Hochul delivered her second State of the State address, outlining her policy and fiscal agenda for the upcoming year.
On Wednesday of last week, the New York State Senate and Assembly announced their leadership and the chairs of their committees for the 2023 legislative session.
Since assuming office on August 24, Governor Kathy Hochul has continued assembling her team.
The minimum wage for employees on Long Island (Suffolk and Nassau counties), in New York City and in Westchester County is currently set at $15.00/hour.
In a statement released December 2, 2022, New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett announced her intent to depart her position leading the Department of Health as of January 1, 2023.