Employment

Updates: New York Workplace Anti-Discrimination Protections

The state of New York recently amended the New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL) on anti-discrimination and harassment laws. The amendment builds on changes made to anti-sexual harassment laws enacted in 2018. The State hopes that in light of these new laws (which came into effect on October 11, 2019), employers will be more vigilant when it comes to keeping their employees safe from discrimination and harassment and amend their policies to facilitate a healthier workspace.

USCIS Increases Premium Processing Fee

USCIS announced that starting on December 2, 2019, the premium processing fee will increase to $1,440.00 and will be required when requesting premium processing for Nonimmigrant Worker Petitions (Form I-129) and Immigrant Worker Petitions (Form I-140).

Employee or Independent Contractor? Answer is as easy as ABC!

Terminating an employee is never easy. Though most states have “at-will” employment laws, whereby employers can terminate employees at any time for any non-discriminatory reason, employers still face the risk of unlawful termination lawsuits. To minimize this risk, it is important for employers to carefully establish a termination procedure.

CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE

Terminating an employee is never easy. Though most states have “at-will” employment laws, whereby employers can terminate employees at any time for any non-discriminatory reason, employers still face the risk of unlawful termination lawsuits. To minimize this risk, it is important for employers to carefully establish a termination procedure.

Age Discrimination in Employment

Terminating an employee is never easy. Though most states have “at-will” employment laws, whereby employers can terminate employees at any time for any non-discriminatory reason, employers still face the risk of unlawful termination lawsuits. To minimize this risk, it is important for employers to carefully establish a termination procedure.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ON OVERTIME, ONE MORE TIME.

Terminating an employee is never easy. Though most states have “at-will” employment laws, whereby employers can terminate employees at any time for any non-discriminatory reason, employers still face the risk of unlawful termination lawsuits. To minimize this risk, it is important for employers to carefully establish a termination procedure.

Starting a Nonprofit

501(c) nonprofits are on the rise, providing a great way for social entrepreneurs to give back to a cause. Federal and state regulations are of critical importance for nonprofits to stay compliant, remain in business, and maintain tax-exempt status. Consult with an experienced attorney to ensure your nonprofit – and your mission – thrives.

Community Property Law

Community property is any property, debt, or income generated during a marriage. It belongs equally to both spouses in community property states.

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