Legislative Updates

New York State Legislature Passes Bill to Add Bereavement to Paid Family Leave

July 10, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York, Leaves of Absence, Family Medical Leave, Other leaves

On June 20, 2018, the New York State Assembly and Senate passed a bill which proposes to amend the New...Continue Reading →

Amendment to the FLSA Results in New Tip Pool Rules

April 13, 2018 Kerith McElroy Legislative Updates, Fair Labor Standards Act

On March 23, 2018, President Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act for 2018 (Act) into law, which vacated the United...Continue Reading →

New York State Senate Approves Bill To Strengthen Sexual Harassment Law

March 25, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York, Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity, Sexual Harassment

On March 12, 2018, the New York State Senate approved legislation aimed at strengthening and reforming the state sexual harassment...Continue Reading →

Sexual Harassment Legislation in Nassau County and Suffolk County

March 5, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York, Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity, Sexual Harassment

Nassau County Legislator Arnold Drucker recently announced a proposal which would require all Nassau County elected officials, deputy county executives,...Continue Reading →

Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act

March 3, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York City, Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity, Sexual Harassment

The New York City council recently introduced a package of 11 bills entitled the “Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act.”...Continue Reading →

New York City - New Accommodation Law Effective October 2018

February 23, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York City, Accommodation, Disability, Religious

Recently, the New York City Council amended the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) to require New York City...Continue Reading →

Biometrics in the Workplace

February 17, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York Labor Law, Technology and the Workplace

Many businesses now use biometrics in the workplace for purposes such as customer access, data security, and to track employee attendance....Continue Reading →

Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Act Introduced

December 14, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, Federal, Sexual Harassment, Restrictive Covenants and Employment Agreements

On December 6, 2017, legislation was introduced known as the “Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Act,” which would invalidate...Continue Reading →

NY Paid Family Leave Self-Insured Employer Deadline

September 23, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York, Leaves of Absence, Family Medical Leave, Pregnancy Leave, Other leaves

As we previously reported, on January 1, 2018, the New York Paid Family Leave Act (“PFLA”) goes into effect. The...Continue Reading →

New York Paid Family Leave Act Goes Into Effect January 1, 2018

August 29, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York, Leaves of Absence, Medical Leave, Family Medical Leave, Pregnancy Leave

On January 1, 2018, the New York Paid Family Leave Act (“PFLA”) goes into effect. The PFLA allows employees to...Continue Reading →

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