Workplace Policies and Procedures

Maryland Governor Wes Moore has signed into law SB 525/HB 649, which will require employers to include wage ranges in internal and external postings for positions that will be physically performed, at least in part, in the state of Maryland (the “Wage Transparency Law”).  The Wage Transparency Law will take effect on October 1

Following the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of employers with remote employees has significantly increased. Employers are reminded to monitor employment laws and ensure compliance in all jurisdictions in which they have employees performing work. Numerous employment laws—such as non-discrimination, anti-harassment, wage and hour, and leaves of absence—may cover employees performing work in remote locations, regardless

On April 29, 2024 the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) published its final guidance on harassment in the workplace.

As Proskauer previously covered, this final guidance follows proposed guidance, which the EEOC published on October 2, 2023. According to a press release issued by the EEOC, the final guidance “updates, consolidates, and replaces

On April 20, 2024, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law New York State’s Budget for fiscal year 2025.  The enacted Budget includes appropriation bills and other legislation required to carry out the budget for the coming fiscal year.  Among hundreds of new initiatives, the Budget includes several bills that impact New York employers

New York employers should take note of a new law that recently took effect that impacts their ability to access applicant and employee social media accounts.  The law applies to all employers covered by the New York Labor Law (with the exception of law enforcement agencies, fire departments, and departments of corrections and community supervision)

The New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (“DCWP”) has published its “Workers’ Bill of Rights” website and associated “Know Your Rights at Work” poster, which NYC employers will be required to begin distributing to employees beginning in July 2024.

As we previously reported, the NYC Council approved a bill (returned