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New York State to Eliminate Tip Credit for Workers Covered by the Miscellaneous Industries and Occupations Wage Order

January 10, 2020 Ali Law Group PC Wage and Hour

After two years of hearings and debates, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that beginning in 2021, employers covered by the New...Continue Reading →

NLRB Issues Three Decisions Overturning Obama-era Precedents

December 28, 2019 Ali Law Group PC NLRB

Recently, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), released three new decisions which overturned significant Obama-era precedents. The decisions establish that:...Continue Reading →

New Jersey Bans Discrimination Based on Hair

December 26, 2019 Ali Law Group PC Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity, Other

On December 19, 2019, New Jersey enacted legislation which amends the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination’s (“NJLAD”) to make clear...Continue Reading →

New York Extends Wage and Hour Liability to Ten Top Members of Non-New York LLCs

December 14, 2019 Ali Law Group PC New York, Wage and Hour

New York has amended its Limited Liability Company Law (“LLC Law”) to make the ten members with the largest ownership...Continue Reading →

New York State Prohibits Discrimination Based on Reproductive Health Decisions

December 5, 2019 Ali Law Group PC Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity, Other

Effective immediately, New York State prohibits employment discrimination based on an employee's or a dependent's "reproductive health decision-making." The New...Continue Reading →

New Class Action Lawsuits Claim Businesses Must Supply Gifts Cards with Braille

November 12, 2019 Ali Law Group PC Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity

Recently, there has been a surge of class action lawsuits brought against businesses claiming discrimination against the visually impaired and blind...Continue Reading →

New York Enacts the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act

October 28, 2019 Ali Law Group PC New York, Technology and the Workplace, Privacy

New York recently enacted the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (the “SHIELD Act”). The new legislation broadens...Continue Reading →

Reminder: New York Employee Voting Leave Rights

October 19, 2019 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York

As we previously reported, in April 2019, new legislation was passed (New York Election Law § 3-110) that mandates New...Continue Reading →

NYC Human Rights Law Expanded to Protect Independent Contractors and Freelancers

October 16, 2019 Ali Law Group PC New York City, Independent Contractors, Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity

The New York City Council recently passed a law that will expand the New York City Human Rights Law to...Continue Reading →

EEOC Will Discontinue Collection of EEO-1 Component 2 Pay Data But 2017/2018 Submission Deadline Remains

September 27, 2019 Ali Law Group PC Wage and Hour

Recently, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it will not be seeking renewal for collection of EEO-1 Component...Continue Reading →

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