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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


New York’s hospitality industry wage order takes effect January 1, 2011
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2010

In mid-December, after one year of study and deliberations following proposed rulemaking, the New York State Department of Labor ("NYDOL") filed its long awaited wage and hour order affecting employees working in the restaurant and hotel industries (the "Wage Order"


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


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"


Wisconsin latest state to provide social media protections to applicants and employees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2014

On April 8, 2014, Governor Scott Walker signed Wisconsin Act 208 to prohibit employers from requiring or requesting that prospective and current


Sixth Circuit affirms summary judgment against EEOC in credit check suit
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2014

In Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") v. Kaplan Higher Education Corp., No. 13-3408 (6th Cir. Apr. 9, 2014), the U.S. Court of Appeals


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


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


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


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