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Key Considerations for Employers Relating to Political Expression in the Workplace

October 27, 2020 Ali Law Group PC

With the election approaching, employers are considering how to address employees discussing politics and expressing their political beliefs in the...Continue Reading →

New York State Issues Guidance on New York State Paid Sick Leave Law

October 23, 2020 Ali Law Group PC

New York State has issued guidance on the New York State Paid Sick Leave Law (“NYSPSLL”), which was enacted as...Continue Reading →

Governor Cuomo Announces New Cluster Action Initiative to Address COVID-19 Hot Spots

October 8, 2020 Ali Law Group PC

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a new cluster action initiative to address COVID-19 hot spots that have...Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Signs into Law Significant Amendments to the New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time Act

October 7, 2020 Ali Law Group PC New York City, Leaves of Absence, Medical Leave

On September 28, 2020, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill into law significantly amending the New...Continue Reading →

COBRA Notices Become Recent Target of ERISA Class Action Lawsuits

September 30, 2020 Ali Law Group PC Benefits, Health Insurance

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (“COBRA”) enables employees and their dependents to extend health coverage under an employer’s group health plan...Continue Reading →

U.S. DOL Issues Proposed Rule on Classification of Independent Contractors Under the FLSA

September 26, 2020 Ali Law Group PC Wage and Hour, Fair Labor Standards Act

On September 22, 2020, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced a proposed rule to clarify whether a worker...Continue Reading →

United States Department of Labor Issues New Regulations Relating to Paid Leave Under the FFCRA

September 15, 2020 Ali Law Group PC Federal, Leaves of Absence, Medical Leave, Family Medical Leave

As we previously reported, on August 3, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (“the...Continue Reading →

U.S. DOL Issues New FAQs Regarding the FFCRA and School Closings

September 2, 2020 Ali Law Group PC Leaves of Absence, Family Medical Leave, Other leaves

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has released updated guidance regarding qualifying for paid leave under the...Continue Reading →

U.S. Department of Labor Provides Guidance on Employers’ Obligation to Track Employee Hours While Teleworking

August 28, 2020 Ali Law Group PC Wage and Hour, Fair Labor Standards Act

On August 24, 2020, the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor (DOL) published a Field...Continue Reading →

New York Federal Court Vacates Several Portions of DOL Regulations Regarding FFCRA Leave

August 18, 2020 Ali Law Group PC Leaves of Absence, Family Medical Leave, Other leaves

On August 3, 2020, a New York federal court invalidated several key portions of Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) rules and...Continue Reading →

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