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New York Enacts Changes to New York Paid Family Leave and Paid Vaccine Leave Laws

USA - November 4 2021 New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced on November 1, 2021 that she signed legislation expanding the definition of “family member” under the New…

Sanjay V. Nair

New Enforcement Guidance Issued for New York City Fair Chance Act as Key Amendments Take Effect

USA - July 19 2021 On July 15, 2021, the New York City Commission on Human Rights (the “NYCCHR” or “Commission”) issued its highly anticipated updated Legal Enforcement…

Rod M. Fliegel

New York City Expands Scope of its Ban-the-Box Law

USA - December 16 2020 On December 10, 2020, the New York City Council passed bill Int. 1314-A, which significantly expands the scope of New York City’s “ban-the-box” law…

As Election Approaches, New York Employers Need to Be Aware of Paid Voting Leave and Voting Rights Posting Requirements

USA - October 1 2020 With the November 3, 2020 General Election one month away, New York employers must remember that New York’s Election Law grants employees working in…

Suffolk County, NY Enacts “Ban-the-Box” Law Restricting Use of Criminal History in Pre-Hire Process

USA - May 7 2020 Effective August 25, 2020, Suffolk County will join a growing number of New York jurisdictions, including New York City, Buffalo, Rochester, and…

Shirley W. Bi, Daniel Gomez-Sanchez