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Racing Against the Clock: New York State Issues Final Guidance on Sexual Harassment Policies and Training

USA - October 3 2018 As we previously reported here, here, and here, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently enacted an aggressive anti-sexual harassment law with…

Jamie Haar, Shabri Sharma

The wait is over: New York State model policy and training, and New York City postings are here

USA - August 30 2018 New York State and New York City each recently passed aggressive laws to combat sexual harassment in the…

Shabri Sharma, Robert M. Tucker

Empire State Update: New York State’s and New York City’s Expansive New Sexual Harassment Laws

USA - May 10 2018 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed into law the 2018-2019 New York State budget, which includes components aimed at combating sexual…

Shabri Sharma

New Law Permits NYC Employees to Make Temporary Changes to Work Schedules

USA - February 5 2018 Effective July 18, 2018, New York City employers will be required to allow employees who have been employed for at least 120 days and who work at…

Shabri Sharma

New York’s Highest Court Establishes Lowered Threshold for Punitive Damages Under New York City Law

USA - December 1 2017 In Chauca v. Abraham, No. 113 (November 20, 2017), the New York State Court of Appeals clarified the standard for awarding punitive damages under the…

Shabri Sharma