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Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

New York Appellate Division Says No Private Action for Violations of Weekly Pay Law, Creating Split in Precedent

January 17, 2024

Via: National Law Review

In a hotly anticipated decision, the Appellate Division, Second Department held on January 17, 2023 that no private right of action exists for a violation of Labor Law § 191(1)(a), which—absent a waiver by the Commissioner of Labor—requires New York […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

New York State Employment Law Update

January 3, 2024

Via: JD Supra

New York Codifies Employer Requirement to Notify Employees of Unemployment Benefit Rights Gov. Hochul signed S4878A/A298. The law amends New York Labor Law Section 590 by adding a section that requires employers provide notice to employees that they may be […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

New York City Law Revives Expired Claims for Sexual Assault through March 25, 2025

December 20, 2023

Via: National Law Review

Survivors of gender-motivated violence that occurred in New York City have until March 25, 2025, to file claims that previously expired under the lookback window created in the New York City Victims of Gender-Motivated Violence Protection Law (the “Protection Law”). […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

New York City Amends Safe and Sick Time Regulations

November 15, 2023

Via: JD Supra

On September 15, 2023, the New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection issued amended rules relating to the New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time Act (“ESSTA”). The amendments codified the New York City Council statutory amendments […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

New York AG Remains Active On The Data Security Enforcement Front

November 2, 2023

Via: LexBlog

In yet another example of its focus on imposing greater data security accountability, the New York Attorney General (“NYAG”) recently announced a significant settlement with Marymount Manhattan College (“the College”). The settlement stems from a data breach to which the […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

New York State Pay Transparency Law

October 17, 2023

Via: JD Supra

New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law Senate Bill S9427A. The bill, now known as the New York State Pay Transparency Law, or Labor Law § 194-b, took effect on September 17, 2023. As we wrote about here, New […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

New York State Department of Labor Issues Proposed Regulations on Salary Transparency Law

September 27, 2023

Via: JD Supra

On September 13, 2023, the New York State Department of Labor published proposed regulations on the state’s salary transparency statute that took effect on September 17, 2023. As we previously reported, the statute applies to covered employers who post a […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

New York State Judge Rules for Securities Broker-Dealer on Corporate Tax Sourcing, Investment Income, and Investment Tax Credits

September 8, 2023

Via: National Law Review

A New York State Administrative Law Judge has ruled in favor of a New York-based securities broker-dealer on multiple issues under the New York State corporate franchise tax. The judge held the Division of Taxation (the “Division”) was required to […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

New York State Department of Labor Releases Updated NYS WARN Act Regulations

July 28, 2023

Via: National Law Review

The New York State Department of Labor (“NYS DOL”) issued updated regulations under the New York State Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act (“the Act”), which requires covered employers to provide 90 days’ advance notice in the event of […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

New York AG Releases Guide for Business Data Security

May 22, 2023

Via: National Law Review

New York Attorney General Letitia James recently published a guide to help companies in preparing their data security programs and responding to data security incidents. The security program recommendations are paired with highlights from recent investigations by the Attorney General […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

New York State Department of Labor Updates its Mandatory Sexual Harassment Policy Requirements

April 30, 2023

Via: JD Supra

As New York State employers are well aware, effective October 9, 2018, New York State Labor Law Section 201-g requires that employers adopt a sexual harassment policy and provide annual employee sexual harassment training. Employers may adopt the State’s Sexual […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

New York Releases Data Security Guide to Help Businesses Protect Personal Information

April 20, 2023

Via: National Law Review

On April 19th, New York’s Attorney General, Letitia James, released a document titled, “Protecting consumer’s personal information: Tips for businesses to keep data safe and secure” (the “guide”), a resource to help businesses adopt effective data security measures. It draws […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

New York Considering Expanding NY Paid Family Leave Law to Include Fetal and Infant Bereavement Purposes

February 14, 2023

Via: LexBlog

The New York State legislature is considering a bill (A.3737/S.4259) that would expand the covered reasons for leave under the New York Paid Family Leave Law (“NYPFLL”) to include fetal and infant bereavement. Currently, the NYPFLL provides eligible New York […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Update on California and New York Pay Transparency Laws

January 10, 2023

Via: LexBlog

California The California Labor Commissioner recently published FAQs (adding to existing FAQs under the state’s equal pay law) with insights for employers on some gray areas in the new law: Threshold for coverage.The FAQs clarify that an employer is covered […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

New York Amends Its Labor Law Restricting Mandatory Overtime for Nurses

January 10, 2023

Via: JD Supra

On Dec. 30, 2022, Gov. Hochul signed a bill (A.286/S.1997) that amends New York Labor Law § 167. Originally enacted in 2009, Section 167 restricts “healthcare employers” from requiring nurses to work beyond their regularly scheduled hours, with four limited […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

New York’s Lawful Absence Law

January 6, 2023

Via: JD Supra

On November 21, 2022, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law Bill A8092B (the Law). The Law amends §215 of the New York Labor Law (NYLL) to “clarif[y] that workers shall not be punished or subjected to discipline […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

New York Employers: Check Your Compliance with Workplace Posting Requirements

January 6, 2023

Via: LexBlog

Now that the New Year is underway, employers should ensure that required messaging about employee/workers’ rights is up to date and conforms with federal, state, and local law. Many laws obligate New York employers to notify workers about their rights. […]


Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

New York Governor Signs Law Requiring Private Rooms for Employees to Express Breast Milk

January 4, 2023

Via: JD Supra

New York Governor Kathy Hochul recently signed a law that expands breastfeeding accommodations, bringing the standards for private employers in line with those for public employers in the state. The law, signed on December 9, 2022, requires private employers to […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

New York Employers Must Provide Digital Workplace Posters

January 3, 2023

Via: JD Supra

In addition to the increasing number of posters employers are required to physically display, effective December 16, 2022, New York employers must now furnish all employees with digital copies of all required posters via email or by posting them on […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

New York Expands Required Workplace Accommodations for Nursing Employees: 5 Things Employers Should Know

December 30, 2022

Via: JD Supra

New York is expanding accommodations and protections for nursing employees in the workplace. In accordance with amendments to New York Labor Law Section 206-c, which will go into effect in June 2023, employers across the state will soon be statutorily […]