September 28, 2015
Two recent decisions out of the Second Circuit have relaxed the initial pleading requirements in employment discrimination cases brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, limiting opportunities for defendants to obtain early dismissal and potentially increasing the cost of defending cases in this jurisdiction.
April 14, 2015
On March 17, 2015, the New York State Assembly passed a bill to establish paid family sick leave in the state. Bill 3870 is sponsored by Catherine Nolan (D-Queens) and passed in the Assembly with a vote of 84-33.