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FaegreDrinker: New York’s New Data Breach Notification Law, What Businesses Should Know

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

April 3, 2020 As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to demand the attention of corporate leaders and the public at large, businesses have likely had little time to get up to speed on New York’s new data breach notification law, the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act. The SHIELD Act, which went into […]

New York Fed Opens the Registration Process for the Commercial Paper Funding Facility and Releases Additional Information for April 14 Launch

Monday, April 6th, 2020

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York today opened the registration process for the Commercial Paper Funding Facility (CPFF) and released an expanded set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) pertaining to the facility’s operations. The CPFF will begin funding purchases of commercial paper on April 14, 2020. Commercial paper markets directly finance a wide range of economic activity, supplying […]

Littler: A COVID-19 Roadmap for New York Employers

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

March 30, 2020 The U.S. response to the COVID-19 outbreak has included rapid and dramatic changes in local, state and federal employment laws. Some New York employers are struggling to understand the new paid leave laws while others are facing the decision to conduct mass layoffs. This article will provide New York employers with a […]

Businesses in the Tri-State Region Struggling to Weather the Coronavirus Outbreak

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

March 30, 2020 As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, New York State, New Jersey, and Connecticut have closed nonessential businesses and schools and asked residents to stay home in an effort to slow the spread of the virus. These actions are unprecedented, and the economic impacts are likely to be temporary but severe, and […]

Paid Sick Leave for COVID-19 Impacted New Yorkers

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

Supporting Families Affected By COVID-19 In response to the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in New York State, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has guaranteed workers job protection and financial compensation in the event they, or their minor dependent child, are subject to a mandatory or precautionary order of quarantine or isolation issued by the state […]

NYC Coronavirus Update from NYC Mayor’s Office – March 19

Friday, March 20th, 2020

An updated message from NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Office for International Affairs regarding NYC’s response to COVID-19. Thursday, March 19, 2020. Dear Colleagues, As part of our ongoing efforts to keep you informed on the City’s response to COVID-19, the NYC Mayor’s Office for International Affairs is sharing the following information from Mayor Bill […]

New York Sick Leave, Disability, and Paid Family Leave Benefits for Employees Quarantined Due To COVID-19

Thursday, March 19th, 2020

On March 18, new legislation was enacted in New York state to provide additional paid sick leave, as well as insurance benefits under paid family leave (“PFL”) and statutory disability (“DBL”) policies to employees subject to a mandatory or precautionary order of quarantine. This legislation is limited to where there is a mandatory or precautionary […]

NYC’s Coronavirus Update from the Mayor’s Office – March 17

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

A message from NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Office for International Affairs regarding NYC’s response to COVID-19.   Dear Colleagues, In an ongoing effort to keep you informed about the City’s response to COVID-19, below are the latest updates from NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s press conference on March 17, 2020: Shelter-in-place A decision HAS NOT yet […]

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio updates New Yorkers on COVID-19

Monday, March 9th, 2020

One of the best and most detailed analysis on the subject we’ve seen so far. Worth the entire 1.5 hours of it. A must watch, for anyone across the country and overseas.      

New York and New Jersey Ban Salary Inquiries

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

By Leigh H. McMonigle | Associate | Pepper Hamilton The growing trend to eliminate inquiries into a job applicant’s salary history continues. In July, New York and New Jersey became the latest states to enact legislation that will restrict employers from obtaining and utilizing an applicant’s salary history information during the hiring process. New York’s […]