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Jun
16
2017
In 2016, NY Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the New York Paid Family Leave Benefits Law. Learn more about the proposed regulations filed by the state of NY.
Jun
16
2017
Employers can expect to see some wage and hour changes mandated by the U.S. Department of Labor in the coming months. Learn more in this post.
Mar
08
2017
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law which applies in all states, and sets the floor for regulations concerning wages, overtime, and hourly work. The FLSA allows individual states to pass laws that go further than the federal law, extending the law more generously in favor of employees. In New York, the […]
Mar
03
2017
The employment law attorneys at Cilenti & Cooper in NYC discuss President Trumps new secretary of labor pick, Alexander Acosta from Florida.
Mar
01
2017
If you are an undocumented worker, you face a number of employment challenges. In this post our workplace lawyers cover labor laws for undocumented workers.
Feb
22
2017
While we advise that you consult w/ NYC labor law attorneys about your case, in this post we cover the statute of limitations & how it applies to the FLSA.
Feb
06
2017
Confirmation of President Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. Secretary of Labor, Andrew Puzder, continues to face delays related to his ongoing ties with his fast-food restaurant chain. Mr. Puzder, the CEO of CKE Restaurant Holdings, has also been the subject of rumors that he is having second thoughts about taking on the role. Puzder’s nomination […]
Jan
06
2017
New York brought in the new year with a new minimum wage increase to $11 per hour or $10.50 for smaller businesses, courtesy of the Department of Labor.