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DOL Finds that Employer’s No-Fault Attendance Policy Does Not Violate FMLA

September 1, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Leaves of Absence, Family Medical Leave On August 28, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (DOL) released an Opinion letter addressing whether...Continue Reading →

IRS Issues Private Letter Ruling on Student Loan Benefit Under 401(k) Plan

August 28, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Benefits

Recently, employer Abbott Labs announced the introduction of a proposed program which would amend its defined contribution plan to include...Continue Reading →

New York State Releases Model Sexual Harassment Prevention Policy and Training Guidelines

August 26, 2018 Ali Law Group PC New York, Sexual Harassment

As you are aware, on April 12, 2018, Governor Cuomo signed into law the 2019 New York State Budget, updating...Continue Reading →

NYC’s Stop Sexual Harassment Act Notice

August 10, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York City, Sexual Harassment

As we previously reported, on May 9, 2018, New York City Mayor DeBlasio signed the Stop Sexual Harassment in New...Continue Reading →

Final Rule Expands Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance

August 5, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Benefits, Health Insurance

On August 1, 2018, the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury issued a final rule which expands access...Continue Reading →

Company E-Mail Policies: Confidential or Not?

July 28, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Privacy, Handbooks

In general, courts have taken the position that where a company has issued a policy indicating that private use of...Continue Reading →

New York City Council Proposes Bill Which Would Allow Employees to Disconnect From Electronic Communications During Non-Work Hours

July 15, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York City, Handbooks

The New York City Council has proposed a bill which would amend the New York City charter and the administrative...Continue Reading →

New York Appellate Court Holds that Courier for a Gig Economy Business is an Independent Contractor

July 15, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Independent Contractors

On June 22, 2018, the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division, Third Department, found that a courier who performed delivery...Continue Reading →

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 →

IRS Releases Early 2019 Draft Form W-4

July 10, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, Federal

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released an early draft of the 2019 Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate, and...Continue Reading →

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