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What Accommodations Must Be Made for Alcoholism

January 20, 2016 Ali Law Group PC Disability

Alcoholism is a protected condition under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Although an employer can still enforce attendance rules and...Continue Reading →

Off-Duty Overtime Class Action

January 10, 2016 Ali Law Group PC Fair Labor Standards Act

In a class action lawsuit commenced by members of a Chicago police department, 51 plaintiffs claimed they were not paid...Continue Reading →

ACA Information Reporting: Extended Deadlines

January 6, 2016 Ali Law Group PC Federal

The IRS extended deadlines for employers subject to the Affordable Care Act's 2015 reporting requirements. Please review this ...Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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