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New Mexico law requires employers to post human trafficking poster
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2014

New Mexico's governor recently signed a law mandating that, no later than July 1, 2014, employers subject to the state's Minimum Wage Act


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 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


Natural disasters
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2010

As we approach this hurricane season and the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, now is an appropriate time to consider the lessons of that disaster


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


New York Court of Appeals approves 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


Release of 2012 Advice Memo pulls together principles applied by the NLRB in evaluating employer social media policies
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2013

A 2012 Advice Memo from the National Labor Relations Board's ("NLRB") General Counsel was publicly released two weeks ago in response to a Freedom of


New York City expressly requires reasonable accommodation of pregnant employees, adds notice obligations
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2013

On October 2, 2013, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed Int. No. 974-2012A to amend the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) by expanding


New York employee annual notices and new California law take effect January 1, 2012
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2011

During this past year, there has been an increased effort at the state and federal levels to ensure that employers are classifying and paying workers correctly


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"