Category: New York

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NYC extends Human Rights Law to freelancers, group gains protections against discrimination, harassment

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the Global Advisor on Staffing and Workforce Solutions, reports that New York City…

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Will New York Be The Next Gig Economy Battlefield?

From JDSupra, Melissa Osipoff Camire suggests that New York may follow California’s lead and adopt a test…

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Federal Arbitration Act Preempts New York’s Bar On Agreements To Arbitrate Sexual Harassment Claims, Court Rules 

From JDSupra, Brendan Sweeney reports that New York’s statute that prohibits arbitration agreements for sexual harassment claims…

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New York State Significantly Expands its Workplace Harassment Laws (Again) 

From JDSupra, Emily Haigh and Devjani Mishra report on changes to New York’s harassment laws which strengthened the law…

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New York City Sets Minimum Wage for Independent Contractors of Ride-Hailing Companies 

From Lexology, Jeffrey H. Ruzal and Carly Baratt report that New York City has set minimum rates for ride…

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New York’s Ban on Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Claims: Can it Survive Federal Preemption? 

  From Lexology, Seyfarth Shaw LLP discusses the recent New York statute that prohibits an arbitration agreement that requires…

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New York officials recognize three Uber drivers as employees

  From engadget, Mariella Moon reports that Uber will be required to pay unemployment taxes for its driver in…

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New York State Court Declines To Compel Arbitration, Cites Purported Ambiguities In Mobile Contracting Process 

  From Mondaq,  Jeffrey D. Neuburger discusses a recent case in which a New York court refused to enforce…

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New York court says Postmates courier is IC, not employee

  Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) reports that a New York appellate court found a Postmates courier to…

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New York Enacts Sweeping Sexual Harassment Legislation

  From Lexology, Jacklyn J. Ford and Michael C. Griffaton discuss changes in the laws of New York…

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NY Provides Protections from Sexual Harassment to Contractors

  From Politico, Marie J. French discusses the New York state budget and a provision that extends protections…

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New York City’s “Freelance Isn’t Free” Act Also Isn’t Waivable 

From JDSupra, Andrew Lauria, Rebecca Carr Rizzo, and Kenneth Taber discuss the regulations published by the New York City Department of…