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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 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

The FMLA what's new as of its 20th birthday

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2013

The 1993 Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA" or the "Act") turned 20 in 2013. To mark its 20th birthday, the U.S. Department of Labor released the

New York Wage Theft Prevention Act amendments awaiting Governor's signature

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2014

On June 19, 2014, both houses of the New York State Legislature passed a bill that would amend the N.Y. Wage Theft Prevention Act of 2010 (the "Act"

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

Supreme Court's DOMA decision affects employers' obligations under the FMLA

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2013

On June 26, 2013, the United States Supreme Court struck down the federal law that defined "marriage" as a legal union between one man and one woman

FLSA suits in healthcare highlight payroll practice issues

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 13 2010

A number of plaintiffs' law firms have set up websites devoted to hospital overtime and class action lawsuits, and at least one firm has sent personalized letters to employees of no less than 20 hospitals in the New York City area alone, asking for consent to file wage-hour actions on their behalf