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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

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 Massachusetts law entitles employees to domestic violence leave

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 8 2014

On August 8, 2014, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed into law a far-reaching Act designed to combat the problems of domestic violence

New York’s hospitality industry wage order takes effect January 1, 2011

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 29 2010

In mid-December, after one year of study and deliberations following proposed rulemaking, the New York State Department of Labor ("NYDOL") filed its long awaited wage and hour order affecting employees working in the restaurant and hotel industries (the "Wage Order"

Eleventh Circuit rules on FLSA “nursing mothers” provision

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2013

On December 26, 2012, the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued the first decision by a federal Court of Appeals concerning the provisions

New York State takes aim at independent contractors in the construction industry

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2010

On June 28, 2010, the New York State Legislature passed the New York State Construction Industry Fair Play Act (the "Act") aimed at correcting the misclassification of employees in the construction industry

Administrative vs. productionsales work

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2010

In Whalen, the Second Circuit ruled that a former loan underwriter for J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (“Chase”) was not exempt from overtime pay as an Administrative employee because his primary duty selling loan products under detailed directions provided by Chase and at Chase’s offices involved production, not administrative work

New Mexico enacts Fair Pay for Women Act

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 6 2013

Earlier this spring, New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez signed into law the Fair Pay for Women Act ("FPWA" or the "Act"), prohibiting employers from

New York City issues new pregnancy & employment rights notice in English, foreign language versions to follow

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2013

Earlier this month, Proskauer issued a client alert on the latest amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law, which expands the protections

Proposed revisions to FLSA companionship exemption create new headaches for employers

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 11 2012

On December 27, the United States Department of Labor (the "DOL") proposed amended regulations which would, if ultimately enacted, dramatically alter the wage and hour landscape for domestic companions