The New York City ordinance banning discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations on the basis of an individual’s height and weight is set to go into effect on November 22, 2023.
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In yet another example of its focus on imposing greater data security accountability, the New York Attorney General (“NYAG”) recently announced a significant settlement with Marymount Manhattan College (“the College”). The settlement stems from a data breach to which the College was subject in 2021. Following an investigation, which, according
On September 15, 2023, the New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) issued a final rule (Final Rule) on the city’s Earned Safe and Sick Time Act (ESSTA).
The Final Rule provides some clarification on various compliance issues such as coverage, required notice of usage, supporting documentation
New York Governor Kathy Hochul recently signed legislation into law that will bar employers from accessing the personal social media accounts of employees and prospective employees.
On September 15, 2023, the New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection adopted new amended rules related to New York City’s Earned Safe and Sick Time Act. The amended rules take effect on October 15, 2023.
A recently enacted New York State law that took effect immediately restricts employers’ use of employment agreements which require that employees assign to their employer rights to inventions that were created by the employee on his/her own time and without the use of the employer’s resources.
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In August 2021, New York’s Department of Health adopted an emergency rule 10 N.Y.C.R.R. § 2.61 (the Rule) directing hospitals, nursing homes, hospices, adult care facilities, and other identified healthcare entities to “continuously require” certain of their employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The Rule established a medical exemption to the vaccination requirement, but—
On September 21, 2023, the New York Department of Health (DOH) issued guidance addressing the due dates for Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MMCOs), Certified Home Health Agencies (CHHAs), Licensed Home Care Services Agencies (LHCSAs), and Fiscal Intermediaries (FIs) to submit various Home Care Worker Wage Parity Law (WPL) compliance
New York City adopted changes to its sick and safe time regulations, effective October 15, 2023. The changes clarify coverage issues for telecommuters and hybrid employees, employer headcount and coverage thresholds, and advance notice and documentation requirements. Additionally, the changes clarify employers’ responsibility to
On July 21, 2023, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed Assembly Bill No. S3128/A4694 into law,1 which implements an aggressive tax treatment of nonresidents who work for New Jersey employers.
On September 15, 2023, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law a new section of the New York Labor Law limiting the assignment of inventions by employees to their employers. Specifically, Section 203-f of the Labor Law renders unenforceable provisions in employment agreements that require employees to assign certain
Just days before New York State’s pay transparency law went into effect, the state labor department unveiled new proposed regulations that seek to clarify employers’ obligations under the new law.
During a busy term at the New York Legislature, Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation prohibiting captive audience meetings, categorizing wage theft as larceny, and expanding protection of “gender identity or expression” to interns.
New York State Penal Law amendments strengthen penalties for employers guilty of wage theft.
Under a recently introduced bill, employers across New York State could face new restrictions on the electronic surveillance of workers and the growing use of automated decision-making and artificial intelligence (AI) technology to make employment decisions. Senate Bill (S) 07623 seeks to address privacy concerns with electronic surveillance, or so-called