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HR Alert: Which Employers Does Title VII Apply To?

In our Pride Month series, we recently blogged about Title VII, a federal law that we now know prohibits employers from discriminating based on sexual orientation or transgender status. To fully understand Title VII and it…

HR Alert: Employee Travel After COVID-19 Vaccination

As coronavirus vaccine distribution has started in New York State, you’re probably going to get a lot of questions from employees about whether they can travel out of the area without restrictions when they come back to wo…

Google is Changing Its Policy, and It Affects You

Google Workspace, formerly known as G Suite, the name used for Google-related services like Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Drive, recently updated its policy regarding how long items that have been placed in the trash are …

HR Alert: How To Respond To Employees Who Can’t Return To Work Because Their Child’s School Or Place Of Care Is Closed

As companies begin to develop plans for the safe return of their workers, we’re hearing one question asked again and again:  What happens if a business reopens but an employee cannot return to work because she has a child …

What You Need To Know About The New Title IX Regulations

On May 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education released its final rule under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

HR Alert: Navigating Overlapping COVID-19 Leave Laws

  For the last few weeks, employers have been scrambling to ensure their compliance with the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The FFCRA provides two types of leave for employees during this pandemic:  …

Federal Funds Running Out

As of April 16th, EIDL and PPP loan programs at or nearing maximum appropriations.

A Note to our Clients and Colleagues

A note to our clients and colleagues – As the impact of COVID-19 continues to spread and the Governor now has ordered 100% onsite workforce reduction, we want you to know that we’ve invested in resources through the …

Recent Legislation Expands Liability for New York Public Schools

On July 25, 2019, Governor Cuomo signed new legislation that expands the New York State Human Rights Law (Executive Law § 292). The law previously applied to education corporations, and it now applies more broadly to “educ…

BREAKING: NYS Proposed Guidance on Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training & Policies

On August 24, 2018, New York State released proposed requirements for sexual harassment policies and annual trainings that are mandatory for New York employers beginning October 9, 2018. While most of the proposed requirem…
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