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New York State amends Labor Law to protect child models
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2013

On October 21, 2013, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed amendments to the New York Labor Law, Art. 4-A, 150-154, the laws governing


New York’s Wage Theft Prevention Act increases employer obligations and penalties
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2010

On December 13, 2010 Governor Patterson signed the New York State Wage Theft Prevention Act (the "Act") into law


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


Mayor de Blasio signs New York City sick leave law - Notice of Rights available
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the amended version of the Earned Sick Time Act ("ESTA") on Thursday, March 20, 2014. The Earned Sick Time


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


NYSDOL issues proposed wage deduction regulations
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2013

The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) has now issued proposed Wage Deduction regulations with respect to Section 193 of the New York Labor


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 "ban the box" developments in Baltimore, Rochester, and Minnesota
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2014

Criminal background checks and a desire to increase employment opportunities for the formerly incarcerated continue to be a hot topic in state and


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