Labor & Employment Articles

Newsday: Encouraging COVID shots can be tricky for employers

Partner, Gerald C. Waters, Jr. discusses how far an employer can go to mandate or encourage its employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19. To read …

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COVID-19 Chart of Various Wage Notice Requirements

Please click on the PDF below for Chart of Various State Wage Notice Requirements.  

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COVID-19: Updates on Emergency Statutes_Q & A

Please click on the PDF below for limited Q & A for the emergency statutes in place.  

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COVID-19: Updates on Emergency Statutes_Timeline

Please click on the PDF below to view the potential timeline of implementation for emergency statutes.

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New York State Bans Inquiries Into Salary History

Effective January 6, 2020, all employers in New York State are prohibited from asking about or relying on the salary history of an applicant or …

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The United States Supreme Court to decide whether federal Civil Rights Law will protect LGBT workers from workplace discrimination

The United States Supreme Court has announced it will decide whether the federal civil rights law protects gay, lesbian, and transgender workers from workplace discrimination …

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Spotlight on Withdrawal Liability

“Withdrawing from a multi-employer pension funds may have unanticipated consequences for the employer. Employers: Handle with care!”

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Law 360: Ex-Waiter Gets Partial Class Cert. Over Stiffed Steakhouse Pay

Meltzer Lippe’s Labor & Employment group successfully limits certification of a FLSA collective action To read the full article, please click on the PDF below.

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Sexual Harassment Prevention Legislation Update for NYC Employers

Further to our prior alerts regarding legislation prohibiting sexual harassment, employers in New York City should be aware that the required employee anti-harassment training provision …

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Victory at NLRB

Meltzer Lippe obtained a significant trial victory at Region 29 of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) on April 5, 2019 in a case instituted …

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