Articles by Jared Cook

New York Sen. Sean Ryan plans to reintroduce non-compete ban bill

As time was running out for the governor to sign legislation banning non-compete agreements in New York state, the bill’s sponsor felt they had reached a compromise to…

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Will NY’s Pay Transparency Law end wage discrimination?

New York State has embarked on a significant legislative journey to address wage disparities with its new Pay Transparency Law. The law requires employers to disclose salary…

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$328M settlement reached for Uber, Lyft drivers

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Uber and Lyft drivers across New York State might qualify for part of a $328 million settlement reached between the ride sharing companies and the New York…

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Industry coalition argues N.Y. gas hookup ban violates federal law

As the New York State Legislature debated legislation last session essentially banning gas appliances in most new buildings, members of the building trades argued it would have a…

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Employee password privacy law goes into effect

ALBANY, N.Y. (WTEN) — Facebook, TikTok and Instagram – these are just some popular social media platforms that require a username and password to log in. But imagine being…

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New York State’s Pay Transparency Law to take effect this weekend

ALBANY, N.Y. (WTEN/WROC) — A law signed by Governor Kathy Hochul regarding pay transparency will take effect this upcoming Sunday. Once the regulations take effect, employment…

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Pay Transparency Law goes into effect in NYS on Sunday

Beginning Sunday, employers across New York State have to list salary or salary range for job postings. It’s called the Pay Transparency Law, and was signed by Governor Kathy…

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