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Executive Order Establishes Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors

September 29, 2015 Ali Law Group PC Medical Leave

On September 7, 2015, President Obama signed an executive order requiring federal contractors to provide up to seven days of...Continue Reading →

For NYC Employers - Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act

September 28, 2015 Ali Law Group PC New York City

N.Y.C. Admin. Code §§ 8-102(29), 8-107(9)(d), (24); Local Law No. 37 (2015)

Effective September 3, 2015, the New York City...Continue Reading →

NYC Enacts “Ban the Box” Legislation

September 15, 2015 Ali Law Group PC New York City

The “ban the box” movement involves restricting employers from asking about an applicant’s criminal background on a job application. It’s...Continue Reading →

McDonald’s Under Global Unionization Pressure

August 22, 2015 Ali Law Group PC

The union-led effort to raise wages for fast food workers in the US is now expanding into overseas markets. They...Continue Reading →

Bronx-Based Franchisee Charged with Wage Theft

August 2, 2015 Ali Law Group PC Fair Labor Standards Act

New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and the U.S. Department Of Labor announced criminal charges against a Papa...Continue Reading →

Minimum Wage for NYC's Tipped Workers To Increase

July 20, 2015 Ali Law Group PC New York City

This past February, Govenor Cuomo announced that all of the waiters, waitresses and others who work for tips in New...Continue Reading →

Uber Challenges Class Certification

July 20, 2015 Ali Law Group PC Independent Contractors

Drivers for Uber, the ride service, filed a class action lawsuit claiming they have been misclassified as independent contractors and...Continue Reading →

Are You Prepared for Changes To Overtime Exemptions?

July 20, 2015 Ali Law Group PC Federal The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) has proposed regulations raising the minimum salary that must be paid to an employee in order for that employee to be considered exempt from the overtime pay requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). Learn more in this post.Continue Reading →

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