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Jun 10

EEOC Workplace Vaccine Mandates, Considerations for Employers

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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has said now for the second time that companies can make their employees who are returning to the job get vaccinated against COVID-19. […]

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Jun 2

Gig Workers Hope For Unionization–But What Will That Entail?

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Amidst the push for gig workers to unionize, lawmakers, labor unions, and tech companies are getting closer to reaching an agreement–but it comes at a cost. New York gig workers […]

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May 19

Jobs Are Returning But Employees May Not. Can They Be Forced To?

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As more COVID-19 restrictions are lifting, snippets of everyday life are beginning to resurface in New York. However, as the food and hospitality industry begins to return to typical capacity […]

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May 11

What You Need To Know About New York’s Salary History Ban

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One of the most common reasons women continue to fall behind in pay scale to their male counterparts in similar positions is because of salary history. However, New York has […]

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May 5

New York Chipotle Gets Sued Over Fair Workweek, Sick Leave Violations

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After shorting employees on scheduling pay premiums and failing to give current workers access to open shifts prior to hiring new employees, Chipotle is facing a lawsuit by New York […]

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Apr 27

New York State Enacts Worker Safety Legislation: NY HERO Act

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As the economy across the country continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the New York State Legislature is working to implement new employment protections. On April 21, portions of […]

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Apr 22

New York Legalizes Recreational Marijuana: What Employees Need To Know

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On March 31, 2021, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) into law. The MRTA takes effect immediately, however, the sale of recreational-use marijuana […]

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Apr 1

Can I Be Fired For Refusing to Sign The Non-Compete?

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Employers will implement non-compete agreements for a variety of reasons, including the protection of the employer’s legitimate business interests. However, when being asked to sign this agreement, you may feel […]

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Mar 12

Can My Employer Change My Timecard?

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Maybe you notice a few hours were missing on your timecard. Or perhaps you thought it was weird your paycheck wasn’t as big as you had thought. While you don’t […]

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Mar 5

What is a Performance Improvement Plan?

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When many employees hear that they’ve been placed on a performance improvement plan, also known as PIP, the first thought is, “I’m going to be fired.” While that is not […]

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