News and Articles

Legal Update - September 2018 Newsletter

Yogi Patel - Friday, September 07, 2018

Dear valued clients and supporters: This month's newsletter will focus primarily on deadlines for employers to comply with recently passed New York State and City laws related to sexual harassment in the workplace.

As of yesterday (September 6, 2018), all New York City employers must display the anti-sexual harassment in the workplace poster published by the New York City Commission on Human Rights (the "Commission"). A copy of the poster can be found here. For now, the poster is only available in English, but employers will be required to display the poster in Spanish once the Commission publishes one. Employers should regularly check with the Commission or their legal counsel to ensure compliance with this requirement.

Likewise, also by September 6, 2018, employers must either provide an anti-sexual harassment factsheet published by the Commission or incorporate its contents into their employee manuals or handbooks. A copy of the factsheet can be found here.

Finally, as we previously reported, by October 9, 2018, all employers in New York State must have in place a sexual harassment policy and must implement sexual harassment training for all employees. Employers are encouraged to ensure that their respective policies and trainings are in compliance with the law and tailored to their specific business needs.

Readers are encouraged to follow us on Twitter (@lloydpatelllp) and Facebook to receive updates on these and other issues throughout the month.

 



Recent Posts


Tags

Browning-Ferris Case Overtime Exemptions Health Care entrepreneur Unionization Sexual Harassment policy National Labor Relations Board Human Rights Law Wage Theft Protection Act Lactation Law Selling Business Credit History Worker's Rights Unions #meToo Prenup Ban the Box Household Employees NQSO Joint-Employer Relationship Glatt v. Fox Searchlight Pictures, Inc. Fair Chance Act ACA Employment Law Minimum wage Sexual Harassment Arbitration Agreements Public-Sector Union Fees Nanny Audit Business Law Alter-Ego Doctrine Trademark licensing Start-up Ventures Employment Contracts Business Web Domains Trade Secrets Act Technology Transgender protections Womens Rights Payroll Scams Mandatory Class Action Waivers Paid Family Leave stocks Internet Law graduate students Real Estate Law Credit Nobel Prize Corporate Law Department of Labor Divorce Right to Unionize New Address Privacy Facebook Privacy and Litigation Domain Name Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council New York Earned Sick Time Act Postnup Criminal Record LinkedIn Attracting Investment Apple vs. FBI National Labor Relations Act Intellectual Property Employee Salary Histories Federal Contractors NYC Sexual harrassment law I-9 Verification Interns as Employees Glatt v. Fox Searchlight Pictures Fair Workweek Law Security Trademark Law Affordable Care Act Executive Severance Non-Qualified Stock Options Fair Labor Standards Act workplace discrimination AirBnB NYC Salary History Law NY payroll law Fair Work Week Legislation Newsletter Employer Mandate Employment Offer/Agreement Freelance Isn't Free Interns Firm Announcements Credit Checks NLRB U.S. Department of Labor Interview Series Executive Negotiation Pregnancy $15 Minimum Wage Fair Pay and Safe Workplace Executive Order Independent Contractor Trade Secrets Negotiating commuter benefits Housing Law Illegal rentals Overtime Rules

Archive

EDIT - blog-container - This controls the styles for the headings

EDIT - BlogTagCloud - Font style

description

  • EDIT  - post-body - Font style

EDIT - side-panel - This is the colour of the sidebar headings

Snap | BC Module - Blog - Blog Description

Snap | BC Module - Blog - Blog Title

EDIT - Snap | BC Module - Blog - Date - This is the date box style

EDIT - Snap | BC Module - Blog - Post Content - Font style

EDIT - Snap | BC Module - Blog - Post Title - Heading style

EDIT  - Snap | BC Module - Blog - Sidebar Content - Font style

EDIT - Snap | BC Module - Blog - Sidebar Title - Heading style

latest blog title snap text

 

Disclaimer: Nothing on this website is or should be construed as legal advice.
An attorney-client relationship does not exist with our firm unless a signed
retainer agreement is executed, and we do not offer legal advice through
this site or any of the content located on it. For legal advice for your
particular circumstances, please contact us directly.