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This Week in New York - Amazon's New Headquarters Planned for Long Island City, Calls to Eliminate Office of the New York City Public Advocate & Next Week's City Council Hearings
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • November 16 2018

On Tuesday, Amazon announced it will be dividing its second headquarters between Long Island City in Queens and Crystal City, located just outside of

This Week in New York - Council Passes New Bills Related to Commercial Spaces, Ballot Proposals Receive Mixed Support from Elected Officials
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • November 2 2018

On Wednesday at a stated meeting, the New York City Council passed two pieces of legislation relating to single-occupancy restrooms and carbon

New York City to Require Private Employers to Establish Lactation Rooms and Policies
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • October 23 2018

Private employers in New York City will have to find space for a “lactation room” under legislation expected to be signed by Mayor Bill de Blasio. On

Mayor De Blasio Signs New York City Law Barring Salary History Inquiries
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • May 5 2017

As we previously reported, the New York City Council recently passed a bill restricting an employer's ability to ask job applicants about their salary

New York City to ban employers from asking job applicants about salary history: compliance action steps
  • DLA Piper
  • USA
  • April 13 2017

New York City is on the verge of joining a growing list of jurisdictions that, in an effort to address pay equity issues, have prohibited employers

New York City Expands Protections of Its Human Rights Law and Provides for Agency Awards of Attorney’s Fees to Complainants
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 30 2016

On March 28, 2016, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed three pieces of legislation passed earlier this month by The New York City Council to

New York City Council prohibits employers from requesting or using credit history to evaluate applicants and employees
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2015

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed into law a bill prohibiting employers from using credit checks for employment purposes, which will take

Amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law clarifies employers’ duty to accommodate employees’ religious practices
  • Vedder Price PC
  • USA
  • November 3 2011

On August 31, 2011, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed into law the Workplace Religious Freedom Act (WRFA).

New York City Council passes Outsourcing Accountability Act
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2011

With overwhelming support, the New York City Council recently passed a bill to increase scrutiny of the City's outsourcing practices.

NYC approves efficiency legislation
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • May 1 2011

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) approved April 25 three City Council bills aimed at allowing energy efficiency improvements involving the rooftops of buildings.