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DOL, IRS, and 11 states enter agreement to work together against misclassification
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2011

On September 19, 2011, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) signed a memorandum of understanding to improve the agencies' coordination of efforts to combat employee misclassification, recoup wrongfully withheld payroll taxes, identify workers entitled to overtime, and better improve compliance and education


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


EEOC issues new guidance concerning employing disabled veterans
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2012

In light of the many veterans returning from service and seeking work in the private sector, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued two new guidance documents focusing on employment rights of disabled veterans


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


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 Illinois "ban the box" law covers private employers
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2014

Governor Quinn has signed the Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act (the "Act"), which takes effect January 1, 2015 and prevents private


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 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


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


New York City Council overrides mayoral veto to pass the Earned Sick Time Act
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2013

On Thursday, June 27, 2013, the New York City Council again voted to pass the New York City Earned Sick Time Act (the "Act"), which requires most New