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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 →

Flu Season in the Workplace

February 12, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Family Medical Leave

The 2018 flu season is one of the worst the U.S. has ever seen and unfortunately, it doesn’t appear to...Continue Reading →

EEO-1 Report Deadline: March 31, 2018

February 1, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity

As you may recall, the deadline to file the annual Form EEO-1 Report was recently revised from September 30, 2017...Continue Reading →

Deductible Business Mileage Rate Increase

January 9, 2018 Ali Law Group PC

The IRS has announced that as of January 1, 2018, the deductible business mileage rate increased by 1 cent per...Continue Reading →

Second Circuit Court of Appeals Rules That Hearst Interns Are Not Employees

January 8, 2018 Ali Law Group PC Wage and Hour

In the recent decision of Wang v. Hearst Corp., No. 16-3302 (2d Cir. 2017), the United States Second Circuit Court of...Continue Reading →

Cuomo Unveils Proposal for Elimination of Tip Credits

January 6, 2018 Ali Law Group PC New York, Wage and Hour

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced a proposal to direct the New York Department of Labor (NYDOL) to schedule public hearings to...Continue Reading →

E-Verify Records To Be Deleted

December 28, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Pre-hire and Hiring

As of March 1, 2018, E-Verify will be deleting transaction records that are over 10 years old which means employers...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 →

New York State Court of Appeals Establishes Standard for Punitive Damages Under New York City Law

December 12, 2017 Ali Law Group PC New York, Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity, Gender

In Chauca v. Abraham, No. 113 (November 20, 2017), the New York State Court of Appeals established a lowered threshold...Continue Reading →

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