Monthly Archives: June 2013

EEO-1 Passwords Reset By EEOC

Please be advised that the EEOC has closed the 2012 reporting database and has reset passwords for all users of the online system “in preparation for the 2013 EEO-1 survey.” What this will mean for any company who files an EEO-1 is that you will need to request a new password by emailing your  company […]

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NYC Paid Sick Leave Legislation Passed

Starting in 2014, more than one million New York employees will be granted the opportunity to take paid sick days off work without worrying about retaliation from their employers. Under the new legislation, businesses with 20 or more employees in New York City will have to provide their employees with five paid sick days starting […]

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HSI and ICE Raid Convenience Stores on Wage & Hour and Fraudulent Documentation Charges

United States Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) made national news on June 17th. Nine owners and managers of 7-Eleven stores across Long Island and in Virginia were charged with making tens of millions of dollars by exploiting immigrants, in part by paying them using the stolen Social Security numbers of […]

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Are Your Policies Up to Date?

Recent decisions and legislative updates have forced employers of all sizes to take a look at their written policy statements.  Have you had your policies reviewed by a workplace law professional recently?  If you have not updated your policies within the last few years, here are some things you may be missing: Continue reading “Are […]

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If Only They Had Called PMP: Suffolk County Car Wash Pays Stiff Wage & Hour Penalty

On May 22, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that he had secured a guilty plea from the owner of a Suffolk County car wash who failed to pay at least 10 workers the state-mandated minimum wage and required overtime wages. Schneiderman’s investigation revealed that the business owner paid at least 10 car wash employees […]

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