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New York Considers Ditching Income Taxes

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently unveiled a proposal that has left the payroll community on alert—and some lawmakers scratching their heads.


NY Governor Proposes New Anti-Harassment Rules

After a year of high profile workplace harassment claims, the Empire State is set to bolster victim protections and employer rules. In an announcement made just before his annual State of the State address, Governor Andrew Cuomo shared a series of anti-harassment proposals likely to become law later this year.


NYC Looks to Limit Non-Competes

With a proposal introduced last week, New York City’s longstanding battle against “non-competes” took a critical turn.


NYC Bars Salary History Questions

Just in time for Equal Pay Day, some welcome news for equal pay advocates: the practice of asking about salary history in New York is just that—history.  


New York Enacts New Overtime Rules

National overtime reform stalled last year—but that hasn’t stopped the Empire State from taking matters into its own hands. 


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NYC Introduces New Caregiver Protections

Effective May 4, the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) will include “caregiver” as a protected class. Current protected classes include race, age, national origin, citizenship status, gender, and sexual orientation among others.


NY Passes Landmark Minimum Wage and Paid Leave Laws

New York legislators and Governor Andrew Cuomo settled on a 2016-17 budget in a blockbuster late-night deal. The budget was bundled with both a minimum wage increase and a paid family leave mandate. The one-two punch delivers on two major initiatives prioritized by the governor earlier this year.


Paid Leave Gaining Steam in New York

With the governor's backing and encouraging signs from the New York state legislature, paid leave proponents feel 2016 could finally be their year.


NYC Commuter Benefits Law Takes Effect Jan. 1

Offering commuter benefits in New York City has always been a best practice—but thanks to a new law, it could become mandatory for your business.