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Amended Regulations for NYC Earned Sick Time Act Imposing New Recordkeeping and Policy Mandates Become Effective March 4

On February 26, 2016 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner Employers covered by New York City’s Earned Sick Leave Act will be expected to comply with new requirements and will be subject to a re-interpretation of parts of this law when newly published regulations take effect on March 4. These new rules, announced by the New York […]

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New York Becomes 16th State to Join DOL Misclassification Initiative

On December 2, 2013 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner The misclassification of employees as independent contractors has been a focal point of both federal and state labor law enforcement agencies during the Obama Administration. Since 2011, one part of this effort has involved fostering the relationships between the U.S. Department of Labor and other agencies at […]

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New York State Minimum Wage to Increase Beginning in 2014

On April 22, 2013 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner Through an unusual agreement, the New York State Legislature and Governor Andrew Cuomo decided to hike New York State’s minimum wage in three steps from the current $7.25 per hour to an hourly rate of $9.00 in 2016. The minimum wage schedule looks like this: 2013 $7.25 […]

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