In this episode of The Proskauer Brief, partner Harris Mufson and partner Allan Bloom discuss recent developments in federal overtime rules. The Trump administration recently released its fall 2018 regulatory agenda, with lots of information relating to the Department of Labor (DOL). The DOL appears to be committed to a more business-friendly regulatory framework which limits the burdens that regulations place on employers. Be sure to tune in to learn about proposed new overtime rules and their impact on employers and their employees.
In this episode of The Proskauer Brief, partner Evandro Gigante and associate Laura Fant discuss recent amendments to New York State law prohibiting sexual harassment. The law will require employers to distribute policies prohibiting sexual harassment in the work place and implement annual training on sexual harassment. These policies, which much be distributed by October 9, 2018, are required to satisfy certain minimum standards set by the new guidance. In addition to the policy requirement, all employees in New York State must receive anti-harassment training on an annual basis. Be sure to tune in and find out how employers can fulfill their obligations under this new law.