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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

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

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

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

Raising wages by tightening the white-collar overtime exemptionsthe President’s initiative

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2014

On Thursday, March 13, 2014, President Obama gave a short press conference and signed a Presidential Memorandum aimed at "updating and modernizing"

Background check guidance from the FTC and EEOC

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2014

On March 10, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") jointly issued two short guides on

Social media roundup

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2014

Rhode Island, Louisiana, New Hampshire, and Oklahoma are the latest states to provide prospective andor current employees with increased social

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