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New York (State and City) Imposes New Rules for Freelancers, State Contracts

Posted in Highlight, Laws and Regulations, Legislative Developments, Wage & Hour

My colleagues, Clarisse Thomas, Keegan Drenosky and I have been busy keeping track of the developments in New York which may impact Connecticut employers with cross-border business.  Here are two of the most recent developments. Freelance Isn’t Free The New York City Council has enacted and the Mayor has signed a new law applicable to… Continue Reading

Attorneys Fees in Discrimination Cases: What Rate Can an Employee/Plaintiff’s Attorney Recover?

Posted in Discrimination & Harassment

In discrimination cases, when a plaintiff (which is a fancy legal term for employee) wins he or she is often entitled to have the defendant (typically the employer) pay his or her attorneys’ fees.  There are lots of cases out there that discuss formulas for such fees . But the basic assumption that some employers… Continue Reading

Cross-Border Concerns: Keeping Updated on Changes to New York Laws

Posted in Laws and Regulations

For employers who are situated along the Connecticut-New York state line, keeping updated on the employment developments in both states is a challenging endeavor.  This is particularly true if the company’s sales force or business is dependent on servicing both areas. View Larger Map Connecticut employers with New York employees, should be aware of a number of recent amendments… Continue Reading