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Overbroad Handbook Rules

January 5, 2016 Ali Law Group PC Handbooks

Employee handbooks can violate provisions of the National Labor Relations Act by seemingly restricting protected employee activities. This was highlighted...Continue Reading →

New York State Expands Workplace Protections for Women

November 19, 2015 Ali Law Group PC New York

Last month, Governor Cuomo signed a group of eight bills dealing with gender equality issues in New York State. Of...Continue Reading →

EEOC Settles Background Check Litigation with BMW

November 17, 2015 Ali Law Group PC Discrimination in Hiring (Title VII)

The EEOC recently entered a settlement agreement with BMW for $1.6 million stemming from a lawsuit the EEOC filed in...Continue Reading →

Guidance on Credit Discrimination Law (in NYC)

October 21, 2015 Ali Law Group PC

The New York City Commission on Human Rights issued official guidance on the Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act (SCDEA)...Continue Reading →

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 →

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