NYS Paid Family Leave Regulations in Effect

If you’re a New York City employer, you’re well aware of the implementation of the New York State Paid Family Leave Law which took effect on January 1, 2018. As the nation’s strongest family leave plan, employees are currently entitled to 8 weeks of job-protected paid time off when certain life events occur. However, benefits…


Amended Law Requires NYC Employers to Engage in Accommodations Dialogue

A new amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) will require NYC employers to engage in a “cooperative dialogue” within a reasonable amount of time with any employee who may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation, effective October 15, 2018. Int. No. 804-A While the NYCHRL has long established that employers must…

Freelancer working from home office on computer and smartphone protected against nonpayment by new legislation in New York City.

The Freelance Isn’t Free Act – Are You in Compliance?

Did you know that New York City freelancers are provided the strongest protections against nonpayment in the nation? The Freelance Isn’t Free Act (FIFA) is the first law of its kind, and it’s been a year since it went into effect in New York City. Whether you’re a freelancer or an employer, it’s worth learning…

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