U.S. Department of Labor Issues Guidance Regarding PUMP Act
On April 11, 2023, New York State released updated versions of the New York State Sexual Harassment Model Policy and training materials. In addition to a new model policy, the State has updated its Frequently Asked Questions and provided a new toolkit for workers and employers, as well as a new training slide deck and accompanying script for employers. Read more.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams Signs into Law a Bill that Prohibits Discrimination in Employment, Housing and Public Accommodations on the Basis of an Individual’s Height and Weight
New York City Mayor Eric Adams has signed into law a bill (Intro. 209-A), which will prohibit discrimination on the basis of a person’s height or weight in employment, housing, and public accommodations. The legislation will become effective 180 days from signing, on November 22, 2023. Read more.
Form I-9 Remote Review Flexibility to End August 30, 2023
The Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) has announced that employers will have until August 30, 2023, to comply with Form I-9 requirements and to ensure that all required physical inspection of identity and employment eligibility documents have been satisfied. Read more.
June 21st | 8:30AM
Managing Flexible Work Arrangements – The Future of Employment
In this webinar, we will focus on the management of employees with hybrid/flexible work arrangements and discuss programs and policies that can be implemented to ensure that your organization can enjoy the benefits while avoiding the most common pitfalls commonly associated with flexible workplaces. We will also take a closer look Section 215 of New York Labor Law and the new law prohibiting employers from retaliating against employees for lawful absences. The new law amends the New York State Labor Law to expressly prohibit employers from penalizing employees based upon the employee’s use of “any legally protected absence pursuant to federal, local or state law.” We will review the requirements of this new law and will provide useful tips to ensure compliant attendance policies. Learn more.
July 12th | 8:30AM
Performance Evaluations, Progressive Discipline and Best Practices for Terminations
Employee discipline is always challenging. Training on proper progressive discipline is critical to avoiding potential lawsuits while also trying to bring out the best possible employee performance. This webinar is designed to assist human resources professionals and managers in understanding the best ways to use progressive discipline as both a management and risk reduction tool. The webinar also will address best practices with regard to the employee termination process. Learn more.