Does This Law Apply to My Organization in New York?

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Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Below are some of the most significant employment-related New York laws applying to private employers and which employers must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.


Law*

Covered Employers**

Civil Rights Law

All employers

Fair Credit Reporting Act

All employers

New York Clean Indoor Air Act

All employers

New York Compassionate Care Act (NYCCA)

All employers

New York Equal Pay Act (NYEPA)

All employers

New York False Claims Act

All employers

New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL)

Employers with four or more employees

New York State Labor Relations Act

Private employers

New York Women's Equality Act

All employers

New York State Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (NYWARN)

Private employers with 50 or more employees

Unemployment Insurance Law

All employers

Wage Theft Prevention Act (WTPA)

Private employers

Workers' Compensation Law

All employers

*Laws link to primary coverage on XpertHR.com; the law may be addressed in other places on XpertHR.com as well.

**Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.