• 12.27.18

    New Year, New Sick Leave Entitlements

    With the New Year approaching and employee leave accruals resetting, employers must be mindful of the continually-evolving laws governing employees’ use of, and entitlement to, leave time in the jurisdictions where they conduct business.

  • 11.29.18

    New Year Brings New Wage Laws

    Effective December 31, 2018, New York employers will be subject to changes to both the state-mandated minimum wage and certain overtime exemption criteria.

  • 10.24.18

    Employee Requests for Time Off to Vote

    With Election Day fast approaching, employers may be confronted with—and, pursuant to certain state laws, are often required to grant—employee requests to take time off to vote.

  • 09.27.18

    New York City Human Rights Law “Cooperative Dialogue” Requirement

    Pursuant to recent amendments to the New York City Human Rights Law, subject to certain exceptions, employers must now engage in a “cooperative dialogue” with employees who have requested an accommodation in connection with matters including (i) religious purposes; (ii) ...

  • 08.23.18

    NY Employers Must Strengthen Anti-Harassment Policies and Enforcement

    Pursuant to recently passed and newly amended legislation, sexual harassment laws in both New York State and New York City will now impose on covered employers substantial new compliance obligations.