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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


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"


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


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


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'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 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"


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


Supreme Court's DOMA decision affects employers' obligations under the FMLA
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2013

On June 26, 2013, the United States Supreme Court struck down the federal law that defined "marriage" as a legal union between one man and one woman


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