New York Laws that Govern Paid and Unpaid InternsSome businesses hire interns or take on unpaid interns. This may seem like a good idea, and the costs of paying an intern are usually less than a regular worker. However, if taking on an unpaid intern, it is vital that the business owner understands the requirements.NY law defines the rules that differentiate an employee from an unpaid intern.If the employment relationship does not meet all the 11 criteria for an unpaid intern, then the employer must pay the intern based on minimum wage law.read more
New York City Has Proposed a Biometrics Privacy Law. Biometrics is a new technology identification system being used by a variety of industries for various purposes.read more
New York Passed GENDA in January, 2019With the passage of GENDA, LGBTQ youth and transgender individuals have protection against discrimination and harassment based on New York’s Human Rights Law. In addition, criminal offenses based on gender identity will now fall under the state’s hate crimes law.read more
NY DOL Withdraws Predictive Scheduling Decision.
Predictive Scheduling Changes No Longer Going into Effect
Recently, we released a blog about predictive scheduling changes that the New York Department of Labor had proposed putting into effect.
What are employers’ rights? What are workers’ rights? Should Employees Have the Right to Disconnect from Work After Hours?read more