The New York State Department of Labor (DOL) has filed an appeal in New York State Supreme Court of the decision that invalidated and revoked final DOL regulations governing payroll debit cards before they could go into effect this past March.
New York City freelancers may now enforce their rights under a new law, and the City as well as the Freelancers Union have engaged in a communications campaign to ensure gig workers are aware of their legal options.
Despite the Congressional joint resolution that nullifies the Department of Labor's (DOL) Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) rule regarding state auto-enrollment IRAs, the Oregon State Treasury will proceed with its plan to roll out its OregonSaves pilot program on July 1.
California's "day of rest" law does not prohibit employees from working more than six consecutive days, as long as those periods of work stretch across more than one workweek, the Supreme Court of California ruled in Mendoza v. Nordstrom, Inc.
West Virginia has become the 29th state to permit medical marijuana use after Governor Jim Justice signed the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Act, which recognizes marijuana as a treatment for patients with certain specified serious health conditions.
Employers that downloaded Form I-9 between November 14 and November 17, 2016, are advised to immediately review any of the forms they used to ensure their employees' Social Security numbers (SSNs) appear correctly in Section 1.
In a first-of-its-kind ruling by a federal appellate court, the Chicago-based 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has found in Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College that discrimination based on sexual orientation is covered by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
The New York City Council has approved a bill that would prohibit employers from inquiring about a prospective employee's salary history during all stages of the employment process. Mayor Bill DeBlasio is expected to sign the legislation.
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