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February 5, 2018

New NYC Law Bans Questions On Salary History

Employers must be aware of what they can and cannot ask. A new law in New York City, set to go into effect on October 31, 2017, will make it illegal for any employer to inquire about a job applicant’s salary history. This follows a law signed last year which precluded government employers from asking … Continue reading New NYC Law Bans Questions On Salary History

February 4, 2018

EEOC Defers Efforts to Collect Wage and Hour Data for 2017 EEO-1 Reporting Cycle

Deadline for submissions pushed back to early 2018 The Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (“EEOC”) recently announced that it will not collect W-2 pay and hours-worked data on the 2017 EEO-1 Report. The annual report is typically filed by employers with 100 or more employees. This announcement was made shortly after the Office of Management and … Continue reading EEOC Defers Efforts to Collect Wage and Hour Data for 2017 EEO-1 Reporting Cycle

October 5, 2017

Halloween Costumes, an Unexpected Source of Legal Nightmares

Employees should be reminded that it is still an office, even on Halloween As Halloween approaches, many employees look forward to expressing themselves with a fun costume at the office. Whether you do an office party or simply encourage employees to have fun with the day, it is important that you and they remember that … Continue reading Halloween Costumes, an Unexpected Source of Legal Nightmares

August 18, 2017

UB Moot Court Team Advances to the Finals

The UB Moot Court team coached by Associate Jonathan Dominik advanced to the finals of the Jessup Rocky Mountain Regional Competition and will be advancing to the International Rounds held in Washington D.C. in April to compete against teams from over 95 countries. Congratulations!

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