Reminder for New York State Employers: Salary Basis Thresholds Increased for 2024

New York recently raised the minimum salary basis thresholds for executive and administrative employees in order to satisfy the exemption from overtime, not to be confused with the separate upcoming increases to... Read more »

Washington State Bar Seeks Chair to Helm Technology Task Force

This was just passed along to me from someone at the Washington State Bar Association. If you are interested, act fast. The deadline is tomorrow. I am posting the notice verbatim. In... Read more »
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US Supreme Court concludes hearing arguments over Colorado decision disqualifying Trump from state primary ballot — developing story – JURIST

The US Supreme Court concluded hearing oral arguments in former President Donald Trump’s appeal of a Colorado Supreme Court decision to remove the former president from the state’s primary election ballot in... Read more »

Georgia Gold Dome Report GA State Legislative Day 16

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Canine Assistants Reggie and Dory inviting belly rubs under the Gold Dome on Wednesday. It was dogs, docs, and dollars under the Georgia Gold Dome on Wednesday. At... Read more »

New York’s Retail Workplace Violence Prevention Bill Continues Trend of State Law Workplace Violence Prevention Measures

In response to an increase in workplace violence incidents, many states are enacting laws or regulations designed to prevent workplace violence—a legislative and regulatory trend expected to continue. New York is the... Read more »

Georgia State Legislative Day 13

This year’s edition of tort reform arrived under the Georgia Gold Dome on Wednesday, bringing plaintiffs’ lawyers and civil defense attorneys to the battle lines while onlookers quietly asked Siri, “what is tort... Read more »

Avoiding Unlawful Housing Discrimination in New York State: Three-Part Podcast Series

Guest Speaker: Chelsea John, Director of Fair Housing Investigations at NYS Division of Human Rights Landlords, property managers, realtors and others in residential real estate strive to avoid inadvertently discriminating against individuals... Read more »

Michelle Phillips Discusses LGBTQ+ Workplace Discrimination in New York State

Michelle Phillips discusses the ongoing presence of gender identity bias against New York employees and assesses proposed measures to address and mitigate these barriers in “Anti-Trans Bias Entrenched In Workplaces, NY Report... Read more »

New York State Tax Appeals Tribunal Tax Credit Decision Annulled

In a pair of decisions, a New York State appellate court has annulled decisions of the New York State Tax Appeals Tribunal that reduced certain tax credits available to the individual shareholders... Read more »

US Supreme Court to determine whether exhaustion of state administrative remedies is required before filing federal civil rights claim – JURIST

The US Supreme Court agreed Friday to determine whether a plaintiff must first exhaust all state administrative remedies before bringing a federal civil rights claim before a court. The case, Williams v.... Read more »

US State Department February Visa Bulletin

The U.S. State Department released the February Visa Bulletin, showing no movement in Dates for Filing in key employment-based categories. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced it would use the Dates for Filing chart to... Read more »

Washington State Wildfire Smoke Rules Impose New Employer Requirements

Washington State wildfire smoke rules take effect January 15, 2024. Employers must develop a wildfire smoke response plan, train employees on its use, and monitor jobsites for exposure levels. As many Washington... Read more »
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