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Quarterly News Alert, Serving Employers in NY, NJ and CT

Fall 2017

NYC rules restrict hiring inquiries, NYS Paid Family Leave forms, pivoting at the federal government level, and court cases make it easier for employees to prevail on FMLA retaliation claims, caution employers on overly broad confidentiality and arbitration clauses and the roll-out of new arbitration policies, and address overtime for Connecticut retail employees and employment rights of medical marijuana users.

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Summer 2017

New York City issues new laws regulating work schedules for retailers and fast food industry; status update on New York State Paid Family Leave Law; Connecticut enhances protection against pregnancy discrimination; federal government continues to retrench on worker protections; coverage of the latest Supreme Court and Second Circuit decisions.

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Spring 2017

New York State is countering the scaleback of wage reporting and paycheck transparency obligations for federal contractors with greater pay transparency and reporting for its state contractors and for all New York employers. Federal contractors must now satisfy annual data privacy training requirements, and OSHA has issued new guidance on preventing retaliation against whistleblowers. Also covered is the Connecticut Supreme Court’s recent clarification of the test for identifying independent contractors.

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Winter 2016

Compensation issues predominate, including the last minute halt on the salary thresholds for the white collar exemptions, the first-of-its-kind Freelance Work Isn’t Free Act, new minimum wage laws, and pay data reporting for EEO-1 submissions. Read More

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Fall 2016

EEOC updates Retaliation Guidance; new federal regulations impact government contractors; SEC cracks down on terms of severance agreements; Connecticut laws limit non-competes and ban the box on criminal history; Read More

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