The BakerHostetler Quarterly New York Employment Law Newsletter - Summer 2019

Alerts / June 28, 2019

Welcome to the Summer edition of The BakerHostetler Quarterly New York Employment Law Newsletter. We are pleased to share our analysis of some key employment trends, in-depth discussions regarding recent developments and what to expect looking forward. Please contact Amy J. Traub, whose information is listed at the end of the newsletter, if you have questions or would like additional information on these or other issues as they unfold in the coming months.

In this newsletter, we focus on the following significant developments:

  • #MeToo, including an update on nondisparagement clauses and expanded protections
  • Paid Family Leave, including deadlines under Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave
  • The U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed new definition of joint employer
  • The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s first parental leave lawsuit
  • Amendment to New York State Election Law for time off to vote
  • New York City’s law prohibiting preemployment marijuana testing
  • New York City’s model sexual harassment training
  • The U.S. Department of Labor’s increase to the federal minimum salary threshold for overtime exemptions
  • The House’s passing of broad LGBTQ rights legislation ahead of the U.S. Supreme Court’s LGBTQ decision
  • An update on EEO-1 reporting
  • And more

For updates throughout the year, please visit the Employment Law Spotlight blog and the blogs sponsored by other practice teams, including the Employment Class Action blog.

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