New York Labor And Employment Law Report

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Tag Archives: New York City

NYC Passes Amendment to Earned Sick Time Act to Include “Safe Time” for Domestic Violence Victims

Posted in New York Law
On November 6, 2017, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law an amendment to the City’s administrative code which would afford leave time to victims of family offense matters, sexual offenses, stalking, and human trafficking, and their family members.  The amendment will take effect 180 days after the Mayor’s signing (May 5,… Continue Reading

Reminder to NYC Employers: Law Prohibiting Inquiries About Compensation History Will Take Effect on October 31

Posted in Background Checks
In blog posts on April 11 and May 10, we explained a piece of legislation that will ban nearly all New York City employers from:  (1) asking job applicants about their compensation history; and (2) relying on a job applicant’s compensation history when making a job offer or negotiating an employment contract.  This post serves as… Continue Reading

Mayor De Blasio Signs Legislation Banning NYC Employers From Asking Job Applicants About Compensation History

Posted in Background Checks
In an April 11 blog post, we explained a piece of legislation that will soon ban nearly all New York City employers from (1) asking job applicants about their compensation history and (2) relying on a job applicant’s compensation history when making a job offer or negotiating an employment contract.  At the time we reported… Continue Reading

New York City Law Protecting Freelance Workers Goes Into Effect on May 15, 2017

Posted in New York Law
A new New York City law covering freelance workers goes into effect on May 15, 2017.  The law, informally called the “Freelance Isn’t Free Act,” gives non-employee independent contractors the right to a written contract upon request.  Penalties are imposed for failing to provide a contract on request, failing to pay freelancers timely and in… Continue Reading

New York City Employers Will Soon Be Banned From Asking Job Applicants About Compensation History

Posted in Background Checks
On April 7, 2017, the New York City Council approved legislation that will ban almost all employers in New York City from (1) asking job applicants about their compensation history and (2) relying on a job applicant’s compensation history when making a job offer or negotiating an employment contract, unless that applicant freely volunteers such… Continue Reading