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What Handbook Updates Should Employers Consider for 2021?

January 25, 2021 Ali Law Group PC

The year 2020 undoubtedly presented many challenges to employers in keeping on top of the wide array of changing laws...Continue Reading →

President Biden Issues Executive Orders Supporting COVID-19 Safety Protections for Workers

January 22, 2021 Ali Law Group PC Safety/Workplace Injuries, OSHA

On Thursday, January 21, 2021, President Biden directed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) to issue revised guidance for...Continue Reading →

Telemedicine Visits Qualify for Leave under the FMLA

January 15, 2021 Ali Law Group PC Leaves of Absence, Medical Leave, Family Medical Leave

On December 29, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a Field Assistance Bulletin addressing Telemedicine and Serious Health...Continue Reading →

COVID-19 Relief Bill Allows Employers to Voluntarily Extend FFCRA Leave and Claim Tax Credits Through March 31, 2021

December 30, 2020 Ali Law Group PC Leaves of Absence On December 21, 2020, Congress passed a large appropriations bill containing $900B in COVID relief. President Trump signed the bill...Continue Reading →

EEOC Issues Guidance on the COVID-19 Vaccine in the Workplace

December 23, 2020 Ali Law Group PC

As you may aware, we are starting to see the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccination being administered in the...Continue Reading →

Prepare Now for New York State Minimum Wage and Salary Threshold Updates

December 16, 2020 Ali Law Group PC Wage and Hour

Effective December 31, 2020, the minimum wage for non-exempt employees will increase in NewYork. The following reflects the new minimum...Continue Reading →

Tips for Employers During the Holiday Season

December 8, 2020 Ali Law Group PC

As the holiday season approaches and COVID-19 cases rise, employers face additional concerns in preventing the spread of the virus...Continue Reading →

CDC Reduces 14-day Quarantine Period to 10 or Seven Days

December 2, 2020 Ali Law Group PC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) has announced revised guidelines for the recommended quarantine period for individuals who...Continue Reading →

New York State WARN Act Amended to Expand List of Entities that Must Receive Notice

November 14, 2020 Ali Law Group PC New York

On November 11, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation which amends the New York State Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification...Continue Reading →

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 →

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