As of September 13th, the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (DOL-WHD) is partnering with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to focus on “enhanced law enforcement”Continue Reading Memorandum of Understanding Between Governmental Labor and Employment Agencies Creates Increased Exposure for Businesses
Clients benefit from having Jenna on their team, whether they need routine labor and employment counseling or representation for complex litigation. Jenna frequently advises employers on compliance with federal and state employment laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Equal Pay Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as well as numerous wage payment statutes.
Despite New York City’s already extensive anti-discrimination laws, the New York City Council recently passed a bill outlawing discrimination based on weight and height. Further, the City Council is considering various bills that significantly broaden protected categories for which discrimination is prohibited.Continue Reading NYC Employers Take Note – New and Proposed Anti-Discrimination Laws Coming Your Way
We’ve emerged from the traditional winter season of flu, strep, and stomach viruses (often on repeat for those with small children) and are well into the traditional spring season of sneezing, sniffling, and coughing. As such, it is worth considering the role healthcare plays in each of our lives. For some, we might have found ourselves at the doctor a few times over the past year—once for an annual wellness visit and once or twice for antibiotics.Continue Reading Diagnosing the Future: Considering DEIA as a Treatment Plan for Healthcare Employers to Improve Patient Outcomes