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David S. Rich
New York Amends Its Wage Deduction Statute To Permit Employers To Make New Types Of Deductions From Workers' Paychecks

On September 7, 2012, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a statute, N.Y. State Assembly Bill No. A10785-2011 , relating to permitted deductions from employees' wages ("the Act"). Effective November 7, 2011, the Act amends New...

Jon Hyman
Employers are increasingly worried about social media and workplace technology

What policy will cause employers to lose the most sleep in the coming year? According to a recent survey conducted by BLR , social media will be the most formidable challenge for businesses in 2013. The complete answers to the question of which policy...

Lisa Stam
Working from Home: Legal Issues for Employers

Working from home, telecommuting, flexible hours, - whatever you call it, it is part of the Gen Y paradigm of focusing on work product rather than work process. In an information economy where so many workers are producing electronic written and graphic...

Eric Meyer
That moment right before the pain begins: an EEOC subpoena

Back in July, I blogged here about a federal appellate court recently emphasizing just how broad the subpoena power of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission really is. [ Editor's Note: the technical legal term is "crazazy...

Jon Hyman
Do your employees know what “loyalty” means?

In almost all states (Ohio included) all employees owe their employer a "duty of loyalty," which, in the words of one court , means "a duty to act in the utmost good faith and loyalty toward his [or her] employer." According to another...

Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
Delaware Court of Chancery on Workday Distractions

Delaware's Court of Chancery is renowned as the country's premier venue for business litigation. Law students across the nation are, at this very moment, reading a seminal case in a corporate-law textbook written by the Court of Chancery. For...