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  • New Enacted Key Protections For Employees in New York State
    New Enacted Key Protections For Employees in New York State

    The 2021 New York State Budget, which passed on Thursday, April 2, 2020 contains key protections for employees in New York State. Significantly, New York State now requires paid sick leave for ...

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  • What Is the Difference Between Furlough & a Layoff Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic
    What Is the Difference Between Furlough & a Layoff Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

    Companies across the United States are being forced to layoff workers as entire industries are crippled because of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a Marist Poll, nearly 1 in 5 US workers lost ...

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  • Employee Rights in the Time of Coronavirus
    Employee Rights in the Time of Coronavirus

    In this increasingly uncertain time, here is information that we hope is helpful to employees who are impacted by the coronavirus. New Paid Leave for COVID-19 New York State has now guaranteed ...

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  • How to Know If You Are Eligible for Overtime Pay
    How to Know If You Are Eligible for Overtime Pay

    In the U.S., any non-exempt employee who works more than 40 hours per week is eligible for overtime pay. Overtime pay must be at least one and a half times the employee’s regular rate of pay. Whether ...

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  • The Weinstein Verdict and the Workplace
    The Weinstein Verdict and the Workplace

    The Weinstein verdict on Monday, February 24, 2020, was a turning point in the global phenomenon known as #metoo. For starters, the verdict shows that even the richest, most powerful and protected ...

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  • 15 Changes to New York Employment Law in 2020
    15 Changes to New York Employment Law in 2020

    Many believe they will know right away if their employer is taking advantage of them or sidestepping their rights. But labor and employment laws change on a regular basis, and the first step to ...

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