As we previously posted on this blog, on May 18, 2016, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”), issued a final rule (the “Final Rule”) revising the overtime exemption rules of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  The Final Rule significantly increased the “salary level test” of the FLSA white collar exemptions from $23,660 to

For the past few years, data breaches have made news headlines and raised awareness for data privacy and cybersecurity.  Some of the most well publicized data breach stories have been the breaches of Sony, Target, Home Depot, Neiman Marcus, and Anthem.  While the news coverage of these data breaches has significantly raised awareness of data

The New York City Fair Chance Act (FCA) goes into effect today, October 27, and applies to any employers in New York City with four or more employees. The FCA amends the New York City Human Rights Law and significantly limits how employers in New York City may use an applicant’s criminal history in making

On May 6, 2015, New York City enacted the Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act (the “Act”), which amends the New York City Human Rights Law to make it unlawful for employers to consider an individual’s consumer credit history in making employment decisions. Not only does the Act prohibit the consideration of an applicant’s or