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New York State Sexual Harassment Law Overhauled by Legislature

On June 19, 2019, the New York State legislature significantly overhauled the State's anti-discrimination and sexual harassment laws. Some key amendments include lowering the standard of proof for discrimination claims by eliminating the severe or pervasive standard, eliminating the Faragher-Ellerth affirmative defense, making attorneys' fees and punitive damages available for discrimination lawsuits, and increasing some statutes of limitations.

New York State Sexual Harassment Law Overhauled by Legislature

On June 19, 2019, the New York State legislature passed sweeping reform to the State's sexual harassment laws. The changes include increasing the statute of limitations, lowering the standard victims need to prove sexual harassment cases, and removing a key defense relied on by many employers.

Employment Law vs. Labour Law - What’s the Difference? Employment Lawyers Calgary Explains

Both employment and labour law are important areas of legal practice. Our dedicated Calgary-based employment lawyers practicing exclusively in his area of law help to balance the inequality in bargaining power between you and your employer, make sure you’re protected you and that justice is done in industries that we rely on heavily in our day to day lives.

Earned Sick Time Act - Finding Replacements

Despite the Vermont Earned Sick Time Act's (VESTA's) clear focus on the provision of earned sick time, effective January 1, 2017, it also includes the important prohibition that, if an employee calls out sick from work, an employer may not ask the employee to find his or her own replacement.

ESSENTIAL TIMEKEEPING PRACTICES UNDER THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT

The article explains the Record Keeping procedures that must be followed under the Fair Labor Standards Act to properly record employee hours worked.

WORKERS COMPENSATION SETTLEMENT

WORKERS COMPENSATION SETTLEMENT, IT IS AN ART FORM!

Social security and workers compensation off set

Social security and workers compensation off set

Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI)

Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI)

Arkansas Workers Compensation and Objective Medical Findings.

Arkansas Workers Compensation and Objective Medical Findings. This is one of those laws that sound good, unless it happens to you.

Arkansas Workers Compensation and Statute of Limitation.

The Arkansas Workers Compensation Statute of Limitation is basically two years from the date of injury, however it can be extended by the voluntary payment of benefits, but beware of relying on this provision.

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