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Changes and Proposed Changes to New York Employment Laws: What Employers Need to Know

Greenberg Traurig hosted a discussion about recent changes to New York employment laws and proposed changes on the horizon. This was part one of a two part webinar series. 

To access the webinar presentation handout click here

For recording please see below. 

Changes and Proposed Changes to New York Employment Laws: What Employers Need to Know is available in Greenberg Traurig’s Client CLE Library. This free Library provides substantive legal knowledge, as well as CLE credit in several jurisdictions, for registered users via on-demand programs and professional development resources. CLE credit is pending accreditation in the following jurisdictions: AZ, CA, FL, GA, IL, NJ, NY and PA.

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Webinar Description

COVID - Where We Are Now

  • COVID related laws and benefits that are currently in place and employer obligations relating to those laws
  • Covid sick pay
  • Covid vaccination pay
  • Mask/vaccination mandates

Traditional Labor and Prevailing Wage

  • Labor peace agreements required for city economic development projects and human services contracts
  • Prevailing wage requirements – 421-a projects, coops and condos, and other covered industries

Pre-Employment Process / Wage and Hour

  • Salary range posting requirements
  • Electronic monitoring
  • Minimum wage and threshold wage increases
  • Construction industry wage theft
  • “Manual worker” weekly pay