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NY Employers: Note New NY COVID-19 Guidance

USA - May 25 2021 With the COVID-19 landscape in New York changing rapidly, employers may be understandably confused about what rules to abide by when it comes to…

Dana N. Berber

WorkedUp: The Gig Economy Revisited

USA - May 31 2019 Matt Steinberg welcomes back his Akerman New York colleague Ray Berti to discuss recent economic, social, and legal developments in the gig economy…

Matthew A. Steinberg

DOL and NLRB Agree: Gig Economy Workers Are Contractors, Not Employees

USA - May 20 2019 According to recent guidance issued by the DOL and NLRB, workers in the so-called “gig,” “on-demand,” or “sharing” economy are independent…

Predictive Scheduling and the Fight for a “Fair Workweek”: What Employers Need to Know

USA - July 25 2017 Retailers and fast food companies in particular should be aware of the growing push for “fair workweek” legislation at the city, state, and federal…

State and Local Governments: Battling for Control of Workplace Laws

USA - April 18 2017 While some states are taking action to bar cities and local governments from regulating the workplace, cities and counties appear to be countering…