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Idaho: A Sanctuary for Noncompete Agreements

October 23, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Restrictive Covenants and Employment Agreements

While many states have been moving towards placing more restrictions on noncompete agreements, in 2016 the state of Idaho took...Continue Reading →

New York State Releases Waiver and Voluntary Coverage Forms

October 19, 2017 Ali Law Group PC New York, Leaves of Absence, Family Medical Leave, Pregnancy Leave The New York Workers’ Compensation Board recently released three important forms associated with Paid Family Leave (“PFL”), which will become...Continue Reading →

NY Paid Family Leave Self-Insured Employer Deadline

September 23, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York, Leaves of Absence, Family Medical Leave, Pregnancy Leave, Other leaves

As we previously reported, on January 1, 2018, the New York Paid Family Leave Act (“PFLA”) goes into effect. The...Continue Reading →

The Withdrawal of DACA and What Employers Should Know

September 19, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Pre-hire and Hiring, Immigration (IRCA)

On September 5, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is being...Continue Reading →

Federal Court Strikes Down Department of Labor’s “White Collar” Overtime Rule

September 11, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Wage and Hour, Fair Labor Standards Act

On August 31st the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas struck down the Obama administration’s rule that...Continue Reading →

EEOC Suspends Pay Reporting Obligations

September 8, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Wage and Hour

As predicted under the new administration, the Office of Management and Budget and Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs informed...Continue Reading →

New Version and Instructions for I-9 Forms

August 29, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Federal, Pre-hire and Hiring, Immigration (IRCA)

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released a new version of and instructions for Form I-9 on July 17. The...Continue Reading →

New York Paid Family Leave Act Goes Into Effect January 1, 2018

August 29, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York, Leaves of Absence, Medical Leave, Family Medical Leave, Pregnancy Leave

On January 1, 2018, the New York Paid Family Leave Act (“PFLA”) goes into effect. The PFLA allows employees to...Continue Reading →

New Regulations Added to the “Freelance Isn’t Free Act”

August 25, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, New York City, Independent Contractors

Effective July 24, 2017, additional regulations were added to NYC’s “Freelance Isn’t Free Act”. These new regulations serve to clarify...Continue Reading →

Answers to Complex I-9 Issues in an Era of Increasing Immigration Enforcement

July 24, 2017 Ali Law Group PC Legislative Updates, Federal, Pre-hire and Hiring

A major immigration reform issue requiring employers’ attention is I-9 compliance. Shortly after the inauguration, President Trump directed all executive...Continue Reading →

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