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  • NEW YORK ALERT | PAID FAMILY LEAVE CONTRIBUTION AND MINIMUM WAGES
    NEW YORK ALERT | PAID FAMILY LEAVE CONTRIBUTION AND MINIMUM WAGES

    PAID FAMILY LEAVE CONTRIBUTION RATE Effective January 1, 2019, the New York Paid Family Leave contribution rate will automatically calculate at 0.153% for any payroll processed check. MINIMUM WAGES ...

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  • President Trump's asylum ban is blocked by the Supreme Court
    President Trump's asylum ban is blocked by the Supreme Court

    On December 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court blocked the Trump Administration’s crackdown of immigrants by voting 5-4 to leave a lower court ruling in place. Chief Justice John Roberts – ...

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  • Physical, Emotional & Financial Harm Caused by Workplace Sexual Harassment
    Physical, Emotional & Financial Harm Caused by Workplace Sexual Harassment

    Sexual harassment is a civil rights violation that should be met with immediate corrective action. However, it is much more than an employment law issue that should be recorded, reported, and ...

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  • If You Saw Something, Should You Say Something?
    If You Saw Something, Should You Say Something?

    People who hold traditional jobs might think that the physical boundaries of the work environment exist only within their office building or place of employment. However, in some jurisdictions, courts ...

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  • New Development- The US Department of Homeland Security issues new guidance on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan, and El Salvador
    New Development- The US Department of Homeland Security issues new guidance on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti, Nicaragua, Sudan, and El Salvador

    Our October 26, 2018 blog addressed an October 3, 2018 preliminary injunction issued by US District Edward Chen, in the case of Ramos v. Nielsen, 18-cv-01554-EMC (Northern District of California, ...

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  • THE NEW YORK CITY HUMAN RIGHTS LAW REQUIRES EMPLOYERS TO ENGAGE IN A COOPERATIVE DIALOGUE WHEN EMPLOYEES REQUEST ACCOMMODATIONS
    THE NEW YORK CITY HUMAN RIGHTS LAW REQUIRES EMPLOYERS TO ENGAGE IN A COOPERATIVE DIALOGUE WHEN EMPLOYEES REQUEST ACCOMMODATIONS

    The New York City Human Rights Law has been amended to require employers to engage in a “cooperative dialogue” when an employee requests an accommodation pertaining to religious beliefs, disability, ...

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