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You’ll Need More Than Training to Comply with New York’s New Sexual Harassment Prevention Laws

Author: COMPLI — On October 9th, the strictest sexual harassment prevention regulations in the history of the United States will go into effect in New York. As part of the new requirements, employers who operate in New York will have to update their employee training programs. As workforce compliance professionals know, this can be a challenging and resource-intensive […]

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New York’s Model Anti-Harassment Training and Policy Materials Released

Author: COMPLI — With New York’s sweeping new anti-harassment laws go into effect on October 9th, you’d expect employers throughout the state to be spending this time updating their workforce compliance programs. Yet, many companies still haven’t taken action—not because they’re not eager to, but because they haven’t been entirely sure what’s expected of them. According […]

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ALERT: President Trump’s Recent Executive Action on Health Care

Author: Sentinel Benefits & Financial Group — President Trump signed an Executive Order on October 12, 2017 calling upon the U.S. Departments of Health & Human Services (HHS), Treasury and Labor to consider: expanding access to Association Health Plans; updating rules on short-term limited duration health plans; and changes to the rules regulating Health Reimbursement […]

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ALERT: Third Circuit Finds No ADA Violation Where Employee Deemed Unfit for Duty

Authors: Betty S.W. Graumlich and Jordan Ellis — On Tuesday August 15, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a claim for disability discrimination, where the plaintiff was deemed psychologically unfit for duty and subsequently had his employment terminated. The Third Circuit’s decision provides guidance for employers regarding the extent […]

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ALERT: NYC Proposes Ban on Non-Competes

Authors: Mark S. Goldstein and Cindy Schmitt Minniti  — New York City, which for years has been a trailblazer in employee-friendly workplace legislation, is at it again. Late last month, the NYC Council proposed a bill that would prohibit non-compete agreements for low-wage workers.  The bill would also bar non-competes for all other employees, if […]

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