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New York City Council overrides mayoral veto to pass the Earned Sick Time Act
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2013

On Thursday, June 27, 2013, the New York City Council again voted to pass the New York City Earned Sick Time Act (the "Act"), which requires most New


Broad definition of "disability" endorsed by Fourth Circuit
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2014

In its recently published opinion in Summers v. Altarum Institute, Corp., No. 13-1645, decided January 23, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals


Social media roundup
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2014

Rhode Island, Louisiana, New Hampshire, and Oklahoma are the latest states to provide prospective andor current employees with increased social


Arkansas latest state to restrict employer access to applicant and employee personal social media accounts
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2013

On April 22, 2013, Arkansas' governor signed H.B. 1901, continuing the national momentum to prohibit employers from requesting or requiring


New York Court of Appeals approves warrantless GPS tracking of government employees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2013

On June 27, 2013, a divided New York Court of Appeals held in Cunningham v. New York State Dept. Of Labor, that the state can use GPS tracking to


New York expands permissible wage deductionsawaiting Governor Cuomo's signature
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2012

Last week, the New York State Assembly and Senate passed amendments to Section 193 of the New York Labor Law ("NYLL") restoring employers' ability to make deductions from employee wages in a number of circumstances which the New York Department of Labor ("NYDOL") had opined were otherwise impermissible


New York courts are likely to defer to NYSDOL opinion letter prohibiting deductions for wage overpayments
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2010

In a recently published Opinion Letter (RO-09-0152), the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) stated its position that where an employee is accidentally overpaid, a New York employer is prohibited from recouping the overpayment by making deductions from the employee's paychecks (even if authorized by the employee) or requiring the employee to repay the money by separate transaction


NYSDOL issues proposed wage deduction regulations
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2013

The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) has now issued proposed Wage Deduction regulations with respect to Section 193 of the New York Labor


New York State amends Labor Law to protect child models
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2013

On October 21, 2013, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed amendments to the New York Labor Law, Art. 4-A, 150-154, the laws governing


New York’s hospitality industry wage order takes effect January 1, 2011
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2010

In mid-December, after one year of study and deliberations following proposed rulemaking, the New York State Department of Labor ("NYDOL") filed its long awaited wage and hour order affecting employees working in the restaurant and hotel industries (the "Wage Order"