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More Paid Time Off to Vote in New York

New York has recently amended its voting leave law to make it easier for all employees to take time off to vote. Effective immediately, all employers in New York must provide employees who are registered to vote with “up to three hours” of paid time off at the beginning or end of a work shift to vote.

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Right Around the Corner! Our Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference - April 30, 2019

Join Harter Secrest & Emery for our 2019 Labor and Employment Law Conference, taking place April 30th in Rochester, NY.

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In light of court decision, employers are encouraged to review their health plan overpayment recovery provisions.

A recent United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit decision against UnitedHealth Group (“United”) regarding a health plan overpayment recovery practice known as “cross-plan offsetting” has generated concerns for employers with self-insured group health plans. 

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Friendly Reminder: NYS Minimum Wage Rate and Minimum Salary Level for Exempt Employees Increase on December 31, 2018

In 2016, New York State Department of Labor adopted a schedule of increases to both the minimum wage rate for hourly workers and the minimum salary level for exempt executive and administrative employees.  The increases are scheduled to take effect each year on New Year ’s Eve and are specific to the employer’s geographic location and size.

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Sexual Harassment Training That Works

I am sure that you have seen from multiple sources that New York State has recently updated its sexual harassment laws.  Among other things, effective October 9, 2018 all employers in New York State must

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