New York Labor And Employment Law Report

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Tag Archives: Executive Order

President Trump’s Travel Ban and Its Impact on Your Employees

Posted in Immigration
On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order (“EO”) entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States.”  The EO suspends the entire U.S. refugee admission system for 120 days and the Syrian refugee program indefinitely.  In addition, the EO suspends the entry of immigrants and non-immigrants from certain designated… Continue Reading

Proposed Regulations Issued for Paid Sick Leave Executive Order

Posted in Federal Contractors
As previously reported on this blog, President Obama signed Executive Order 13706 in September 2015, requiring certain federal contractors and subcontractors to provide at least seven paid sick days per year to employees (both hourly and salaried) working on federal contracts.  Recently, on February 25, 2016, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued a… Continue Reading

President Obama Signs Executive Order Requiring Federal Contractors to Provide Paid Sick Leave

Posted in Federal Contractors
President Obama signed an Executive Order on September 7, 2015, requiring that Federal contractors provide at least seven days of paid sick leave per year to employees working on Federal contracts and subcontracts that are solicited or awarded on or after January 1, 2017.  According to a White House Fact Sheet summarizing and explaining the rationale… Continue Reading

President Obama Signs Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order

Posted in Federal Contractors
On July 31, 2014, President Obama signed the “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive Order, which requires bidders on federal procurement contracts for goods and services (including construction) in excess of $500,000 to disclose labor law violations that have occurred within the three-year period immediately preceding the bid.  In addition, the Executive Order requires federal contractors to… Continue Reading

President Signs Executive Order Establishing Minimum Wage For Federal Contractors

Posted in Federal Contractors, Wage and Hour
On February 12, 2014, President Obama signed an Executive Order requiring that all new federal contracts and subcontracts contain a clause specifying that the minimum wage to be paid to workers under those federal contracts and subcontracts must be at least $10.10 per hour beginning January 1, 2015.  The federal contracts and subcontracts covered by this Executive… Continue Reading