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New Illinois "ban the box" law covers private employers

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2014

Governor Quinn has signed the Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act (the "Act"), which takes effect January 1, 2015 and prevents private

New "ban the box" developments in Baltimore, Rochester, and Minnesota

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 27 2014

Criminal background checks and a desire to increase employment opportunities for the formerly incarcerated continue to be a hot topic in state and

New York State takes aim at worker misclassification: the Commercial Goods Transportation Industry Fair Play Act

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2014

On Friday, January 10, 2014, Governor Cuomo signed into law the New York State Commercial Goods Transportation Industry Fair Play Act (the Act). The

New York State legislature approves use of medical marijuana; users to be considered "disabled" under State Human Rights Law

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2014

On June 20, 2014, the New York State Legislature approved a bill that would allow patients to use marijuana for limited medical therapeutic purposes

Unemployment laws have new teeth under the Integrity Act: are you ready?

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 3 2013

In 2011, President Obama signed the Unemployment Insurance Integrity Act (the "Act") as part of the enactment of the Trade Adjustment Assistance

New York Court of Appeals permits warrantless GPS tracking of government employees

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2013

On June 27, 2013, a divided New York Court of Appeals held in Cunningham v. New York State Dept. Of Labor, that the state can use GPS tracking to

New York's minimum wage to rise to $9 per hour over the next three years

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 26 2013

Late last month, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law new legislation that, among other things, will raise New York's minimum wage to $9 per hour

EEOC issues new guidance concerning employing disabled veterans

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2012

In light of the many veterans returning from service and seeking work in the private sector, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued two new guidance documents focusing on employment rights of disabled veterans

New York State amends Labor Law to protect child models

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2013

On October 21, 2013, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed amendments to the New York Labor Law, Art. 4-A, 150-154, the laws governing

New York expands permissible wage deductionsawaiting Governor Cuomo's signature

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2012

Last week, the New York State Assembly and Senate passed amendments to Section 193 of the New York Labor Law ("NYLL") restoring employers' ability to make deductions from employee wages in a number of circumstances which the New York Department of Labor ("NYDOL") had opined were otherwise impermissible