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Posts from April 2014.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) and the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued guidance on utilizing background checks in the employment context.  The publications offer technical assistance to employers on how the agencies’ laws impact the background ...

On April 1, 2014, the New York City Earned Sick Time Act went into effect.  The law requires private employers to provide paid or unpaid sick leave to its employees who work more than 80 hours per calendar year in New York City.

Under the law, employers with five or more employees are required to ...

The City of Newark followed Jersey City’s lead as it passed an ordinance mandating certain employers to provide paid sick leave to its employees.  The Sick Leave for Private Employees ordinance requires all private Newark businesses to provide paid sick leave to their employees who work at ...



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