New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently unveiled a proposal that has left the payroll community on alert—and some lawmakers scratching their heads.
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.
With a proposal introduced last week, New York City’s longstanding battle against “non-competes” took a critical turn.
Update, September 14, 2016
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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.
With the governor's backing and encouraging signs from the New York state legislature, paid leave proponents feel 2016 could finally be their year.
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.