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  • May 16 2022

    Client Alert: NYC Salary Information Disclosure Law Postponed

    Per our previous Client Alert, New York City was set to require most employers advertising for jobs that will be performed in New York City to include certain salary or wage information in the job listing as of May 15, 2022 (“Salary Information Law”).  However, the Salary Information Law has now been amended, and employers need not include salary/wage information in job listings until November 1, 2022.

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  • April 27 2022

    Client Alert: New Notice & Posting Requirement For NY Employers That Monitor Employees’ Electronic Communications

    Effective May 7, 2022, employers in New York that monitor or otherwise intercept employees’ telephone conversations, electronic mail (email), or internet access or usage by any electronic device or system, including but not limited to the use of a computer, telephone, wire, radio or electromagnetic, photoelectronic or photo-optical systems (“Electronic Monitoring”), will be subject to new notice and posting requirements.

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  • April 18 2022

    Client Alert: NYC to Require Disclosure of Compensation Information in Job Listings

    Effective May 15, 2022, most employers seeking applicants for jobs that will be performed in New York City, whether from an office, in the field or remotely, must include certain compensation information in the job listing.

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  • April 18 2022

    Ilan Weiser and Nicole Vescova wrote an article for Total Food Service titled:  “New York City Passes Legislation Providing Delivery App Workers With Legal Protection and Additional Rights.”

    Click here to read the article.

  • April 07 2022

    Client Alert – Call To Action: The SWEAT Act Is Again On The Table

    Last week, the NYS Assembly passed the Securing Wages Enforced Against Theft (“SWEAT”) Act, which provides plaintiffs’ attorneys the ability to secure a lien for the value of an employee’s wage claim, including liquidated damages, based solely on mere allegations of a wage violation. If passed, the law would allow for business and personal liens against owners, the top ten investors, and even managers.

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  • March 18 2022

    Client Alert: COVID-19 No Longer Subject To NY Hero Act Requirements; NYC Private Employer Vaccination Mandate To Remain In Place

    This afternoon, New York State announced that the designation of COVID-19 as an “airborne infectious disease” subject to the requirements of the NY HERO Act has ended. The primary impact of this announcement is that employers may immediately discontinue daily pre-workday health screenings.

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  • March 17 2022

    Client Alert: New Federal Law Bans Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Claims

    Effective immediately, the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act amends the Federal Arbitration Act and prohibits employers from enforcing mandatory pre-dispute agreements to arbitrate sexual assault or sexual harassment disputes (“Sexual Harassment Claims”). The law also bans mandatory waivers of class, collective and joint claims related to Sexual Harassment Claims.

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  • March 04 2022

    Client Alert – Update: “Key To NYC” Vaccine Mandate Lifted Effective March 7, 2022

    NYC Mayor Eric Adams has announced that the Key to NYC program mandating proof of vaccination to enter certain indoor public businesses, including restaurants, bars, gyms and entertainment venues, will officially end Monday, March 7th. Businesses are free to continue requiring proof of full or partial vaccination at their election.

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