HR and Employment Law Resources for New York

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New York is considered an employee-friendly state. It has many laws that differ from federal law. From discrimination laws, including a ban on discriminating against individuals with a prior conviction, to the minimum wage, an employer in this state has several challenging state-specific laws to confront.

This page is a round-up of the state and municipal laws in New York.

New York Handbook

Create or update your New York Handbook with XpertHR’s comprehensive state-specific handbook policy statements. The New York Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available policy statements, including:

Equal Employment Opportunity

Meal Breaks

Accommodations for Victims of Domestic Violence (New York City)

Jury Duty Leave [10+ Employees]

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About This Topic

A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help New York employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.

New York HR Law at a Glance

New York Employment Law Manual

Employee Benefits

Employee Compensation

Employee Leaves

Employee Management

HR Strategy, Management and the Law

Labor Relations

Organizational Exit


Recruiting and Hiring

Risk Management - Health, Safety, Security