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New York's minimum wage to rise to $9 per hour over the next three years

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…

Fredric C Leffler, Lawrence Z Lorber, Marc A Mandelman, Leslie E Silverman, Allan H Weitzman

Unemployment laws have new teeth under the Integrity Act: are you ready?

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…

Susan D Friedfel, Fredric C Leffler, Marc A Mandelman, Leslie E Silverman, Allan H Weitzman

Hiring tests in the news

USA - April 15 2015 A front page article in today's Wall Street Journal highlights the growing use of pre-employment personality and psychological testing to screen job…

Backlash against EEOC enforcement initiative on background checks continues

USA - October 6 2014 In recent years, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has taken a more aggressive position against the use of criminal history in…

Daniel L. Saperstein

New Guidance on “Use It or Lose It” Vacation Policies in Colorado: What Is “Earned” Cannot Be Forfeited

USA - December 31 2015 The Colorado Wage Protection Act, which amended the existing Colorado Wage Act, § 8-4-101, et seq., governs payment of wages for work performed in…

Jurate Schwartz, Allan H Weitzman