New York’s Paid Family Leave (PFL) defines family members more broadly than the federal Family Medical Leave Act and will allow employees to take paid leave to care for family members with a serious health condition. A family member is a spouse, domestic partner,...read more
The federal government has oversight authority to ensure company digital presence is accessible to those with disabling conditions and to fine companies that do not comply.read more
Late last week, the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, which is the intermediate appellate court over New York lawsuits that begin in Buffalo, ruled on an employment law case involving the Buffalo Bills. It ruled that members of the Buffalo Jills cheerleading...read more
There’s a strict rule about enforcing a meal period for New York’s workers. The law mandates that in most cases, an employee who works more than six hours that begins before 11 a.m. and ends after 2:00 p.m. must be given at least 30 minutes of uninterrupted time for a...read more
Last week, the New York State Department of Taxation issued a so-called N-Notice about Paid Family Leave (PFL) which was directed to New York's employers. In consultation with the IRS, the New York Tax Department advises employers that: • Benefits paid to employees...read more
While life is unpredictable and situations may arise that can't be planned for, New York's Paid Family Leave (PFL) law requires that employees be proactive. If an employee wants to take PFL that's foreseeable, they're required to give their employer at least 30 days'...read more
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