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Jun 29

Just Cause Provision for NYC Fast Food Workers Challenged

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In January, the Fair Workweek Law was amended, prohibiting fast-food restaurants from firing workers or removing shifts without first going through progressive discipline measures or coaching employees to better performance […]

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Jun 17

New York Times Accused of Unfair Labor Practices

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The New York Times is being accused of unfair labor practices by forbidding workers from showing support for unionizing. According to The Hill, The NewsGuild of New York announced in […]

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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 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 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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Feb 26

New York Salary History Ban Works to Narrow Wage Gap, Remains Unused By Courts

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As of January 6, 2020, a salary history ban took effect, aiming to bring New York one step closer to narrowing the gender wage gap. The law prohibits all employers, […]

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