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  • More Protections for New York City's Independent Contractors
    More Protections for New York City's Independent Contractors

    On this page, we have previously blogged about New York City’s Freelance Isn’t Free Act (FIFA) (Local Law 140 of 2016) that went into effect on May 15, 2017. In a nutshell, FIFA protects freelancers ...

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  • Retail Employees in New York City Will Have More Protections
    Retail Employees in New York City Will Have More Protections

    On May 30, 2017, Mayor de Blasio signed a bill into law that is protective of New York City’s workers who work for “retail employers.” The law goes into effect on November 26, 2017. A retail employer ...

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  • Employers- Take Note of and Comply with the Revised I-9
    Employers- Take Note of and Comply with the Revised I-9

    In July 2017, the USCIS announced the release of a revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. See https://www.uscis.gov/i-9/ The revisions to the Form are as follows: • The name of the ...

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  • This Fall, More Predictable Schedules and Paychecks for New York City's Fast Food Industry Workers
    This Fall, More Predictable Schedules and Paychecks for New York City's Fast Food Industry Workers

    Employees who work at fast-food joints suffer many difficulties- including not being allowed to work the shifts requested, being requested to come in at the last minute (when they are not scheduled) ...

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  • Employers in New York City Should Be Cautious During Interviews and Not Ask Questions That Might Be Construed as Discriminatory
    Employers in New York City Should Be Cautious During Interviews and Not Ask Questions That Might Be Construed as Discriminatory

    Most ‘no-no’s during the interview process are situation-specific, and nuanced. What follow are general prohibitions to be mindful of. • Don’t ask for a job candidate’s salary history or what salary ...

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  • New York City's
    New York City's "Freelance Isn't Free Act"

    Did you know that New York City’s Freelance Isn’t Free Act (FIFA) (Local Law 140 of 2016) went into effect on May 15, 2017? It provides statutory protections to New York City’s freelance workers, with ...

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