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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 →

DOL’s New Proposal Regarding Tip-Pooling

December 8, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Wage and Hour, Fair Labor Standards Act

On December 4, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new proposal which would allow traditionally nontipped workers...Continue Reading →

What Can Employers Learn from the Harvey Weinstein Scandal?

November 20, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Sexual Harassment

Recent media reports, particularly the allegations against media executive Harvey Weinstein, are drawing attention to the prevalence of sexual harassment in the...Continue Reading →

Workflex Bill Introduced

November 13, 2017 Ali Law Group PC ERISA

On November 2, 2017, the Workflex in the 21st Century Act (the “Workflex Bill”) was introduced in an effort to...Continue Reading →

U.S. Department of Labor Confirms Intention to Issue a New Overtime Rule

November 12, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Wage and Hour, Fair Labor Standards Act

As we previously reported, on August 31, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas invalidated the...Continue Reading →

U.S. Supreme Court Reviews Validity of Class Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements

November 10, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Restrictive Covenants and Employment Agreements

On October 2, 2017, the United States Supreme Court heard a one-hour oral argument in three consolidated arbitration cases involving...Continue Reading →

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