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Employment law counseling & training tip of the month
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2014

Now is the time of year when many employers look forward to the arrival of winterspring interns or volunteers, often students, but not infrequently


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


NYSDOL issues guidelines re controversial notice of pay requirements
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2010

The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) has issued new guidance to employers relating to compliance with the requirement to provide newly hired employees with notice of pay rates and pay dates, and to obtain an acknowledgment of notice, as set forth in amended New York Labor Law 195


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


New York City pregnancy accommodation law now in effect
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2014

The most recent amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law takes effect January 30, 2014. It requires employers to reasonably accommodate


Arkansas latest state to restrict employer access to applicant and employee personal social media accounts
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2013

On April 22, 2013, Arkansas' governor signed H.B. 1901, continuing the national momentum to prohibit employers from requesting or requiring


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 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


Broad definition of "disability" endorsed by Fourth Circuit
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2014

In its recently published opinion in Summers v. Altarum Institute, Corp., No. 13-1645, decided January 23, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals


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