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NYC Poised to Require Sick Leave for Domestic Violence Victims
NYC Poised to Require Sick Leave for Domestic Violence Victims

New York City employment law currently requires all local businesses to offer sick leave to their employees. For employers with at least five workers, such leave must be paid at the employee's hourly rate (but no less than the minimum wage). An eligible employee earns one ...

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Blog posts in October, 2017

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    Tipping has long been an integral part of American restaurant culture–so much so that a “tip credit” is built into the minimum wage laws . In New York ...

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  • NYC Ban on Salary History Inquiries Takes Effect on October 31

    Back in June, we discussed New York City's decision to ban employers from inquiring into the salary history of prospective employees. The New York ...

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  • 21st Century Fox Faces New Allegations of Sexual Harassment and Violence

    Sexual harassment in the workplace is not always limited to one “rogue” employee. To the contrary, gender discrimination often reflects a corporate ...

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    Employment discrimination laws broadly prohibit an employer from engaging in “retaliation.” That is to say, if you complain about illegal ...

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    It is sad, but not uncommon, for many New York businesses to eliminate positions when a particular department or project is canceled due to financial ...

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