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Delaware Supreme Court Validates Forfeiture-For-Competition Provision in Unanimous Reversal of Chancery Court

USA - January 31 2024 In a win for businesses that rely on restrictive covenants to protect their assets and investments, on January 29, 2024, the Delaware Supreme Court…

New York City Council Establishes Private Right of Action for NYC Earned Safe and Sick Time Act Violations

USA - January 26 2024 The New York City Council has passed a bill that creates a private right of action for individuals claiming violations of the NYC Earned Safe and…

New York Governor Zeroes in on Employee Leave and Benefits, Wage Payment Violations, and More in Proposed FY25 Executive Budget

USA - January 25 2024 On January 17, 2024, New York Governor Kathy Hochul released the proposed Executive Budget for fiscal year 2025. The Budget includes appropriation…

Judge Grants Workday, Inc.’s Motion to Dismiss in Groundbreaking AI Class Action Lawsuit Mobley v. Workday

USA - January 24 2024 In a recent development in Mobley vs. Workday, Inc., the novel class action lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the Northern…

New York Governor’s Proposed FY25 Budget Includes Measure to Eliminate Liquidated Damages for Pay Frequency Violations

USA - January 22 2024 On January 17, 2024, New York Governor Kathy Hochul released her proposed Executive Budget for fiscal year 2025. The budget includes proposed…

D.C. Mayor Approves Law Expanding Reach of D.C. Minimum Wage Law

USA - January 22 2024 On January 10, 2024, D.C. Mayor, Muriel Bowser, signed the “Minimum Wage Clarification Amendment Act of 2023” into law. If the Act is not overturned…

D.C. Mayor Signs Bill Requiring Compensation Disclosures and Prohibiting Use of Wage History

USA - January 19 2024 On January 12, 2024, D.C. Mayor, Muriel Bowser, signed the “Wage Transparency Omnibus Amendment Act of 2023.” If not overturned during the subsequent…

New York Appellate Division Says No Private Action for Violations of Weekly Pay Law, Creating Split in Precedent

USA - January 17 2024 In a hotly anticipated decision, the Appellate Division, Second Department held on January 17, 2023 that no private right of action exists for a…

New York State Employers Must Provide Updated Record of Employment to Separating Employees (and Beyond)

USA - January 11 2024 New York State employers are reminded that, under an expansion of the law that took effect in late 2023, they are required to provide all separating…

DOL Releases New Independent Contractor Rule

USA - January 9 2024 The U.S. Department of Labor issued its long-awaited new rule on independent contractor classification on January 9, 2024. It will be published in…