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Can an employee be fired because his or her spouse works for a competitor?

A New York Court recently answered the question whether an employer, in order to protect trade secrets and proprietary information, can fire an employee whose spouse works for a…

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New York City Employers Must Scramble to Update Their Sexual Harassment Policies

New York City businesses will need to update their sexual harassment policies in a hurry, as new city and state laws are taking effect over the next 12 months. The New York City…

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Proposed New York City Bill Would Disconnect Employers from Employees After Hours

Another change to New York City’s labor and employment laws is under consideration by the City Council. This one would impact employers’ abilities to communicate with their…

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Fair Chance Act Continues New York City’s Pattern of Out-pacing New York State in Hiring Practices

Fair Chance Act Continues New York City’s Pattern of Out-pacing New York State in Hiring Practices New York City continues to outpace the rest of New York State in terms of…

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Proposed ADA Amendment Gives Employers Time to Respond

Proposed ADA Amendment Gives Employers Time to Respond Let’s say a company hires a wheelchair-bound employee. The building is equipped with a ramp to the front door and an…

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New York’s On-call Employees to Receive an Economic Boost Through New Call-in Pay Regulation

A proposed change to New York State’s labor laws would put extra money into the pockets of some on-call workers, but it may come at a cost. Governor Andrew Cuomo and the…

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Paid Family Leave: What Is It, and How Does It Apply to You?

Undoubtedly, you’ve heard by now about New York’s new Paid Family Leave Law. Who does this new law apply to, and what does it do for you? Paid Family Leave is for any employee…

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