Recent Employment Laws That New York State and City Employers Need to Know

June 23, 2016

By: Kimberly Klein

Once again it is raining employment laws in New York. Here is what employers need to know:

12-Week Paid Family Leave... Minimum Wage to Increase to $15... New State and City Protected Classifications Based on Caregiver and Familial Status... All NYS Employers Are Subject to NYS Sexual Harassment Claims... Prevailing Party Can Get Attorneys' Fees In NYS Sex Discrimination Claims... NYS Employers Must Reasonably Accommodate Pregnant Employees... Changes to the NYS Equal Pay Law... NY State and City Regulations/Guidance for Gender Identity Impose New Significant Penalties on Employers... Amendments to the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act (WTPA)...

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