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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"


New York courts are likely to defer to NYSDOL opinion letter prohibiting deductions for wage overpayments
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2010

In a recently published Opinion Letter (RO-09-0152), the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) stated its position that where an employee is accidentally overpaid, a New York employer is prohibited from recouping the overpayment by making deductions from the employee's paychecks (even if authorized by the employee) or requiring the employee to repay the money by separate transaction


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


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


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 York Court of Appeals permits 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


Philadelphia issues new pregnancy & employment rights notice
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2014

Philadelphia recently amended its fair employment practices ordinance to expand protection for employees against discrimination based on pregnancy


City Council expands New York City Earned Sick Time Act
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2014

Yesterday, the New York City Council passed an amendment to the New York City Earned Sick Time Act (the "Act") expanding its coverage in several


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


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