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

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

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.