New York has joined the growing list of states to legalize the recreational use of marijuana following the passage of legislation with important implications for employers.
Beginning July 29, 2021, New York City employers will face additional limits on the use of criminal background information during the hiring process when amendments to the city's ban the box ordinance take effect.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed an amendment to his state's mini-WARN law requiring covered employers to provide advance notice to additional government entities.
New York has enacted a new law requiring all employers to provide job-protected sick leave to their employees. The sick leave is paid, except for certain small employers.
New York state has enacted a broad mandatory paid sick leave law that also provides job protections for employees for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis.
New legislation, proposed regulations and other directives regarding the minimum wage tip credit could necessitate changes in policies and practices for employers of tipped employees in Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey and New York.
New York and New Jersey have joined the trend of states banning private employers from asking job applicants about their salary history with new laws effective this month.
With the federal minimum wage remaining unchanged for more than 10 years now, states and localities are filling in the gap with new minimum wage laws or increases to existing minimum wages.
A new labor law in New York state prohibits employers from discriminating against employees based on the employees' or their dependents' reproductive health choices.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed several employment laws expanding employee rights, including strengthening protections for sexual harassment victims.
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