Employment Law Alerts

Five Steps to Help Avoid Mistakes in Light of COVID-19

Allowing employees to telecommute is an excellent accommodation. While this option supports continued business productivity, be sure to properly track the time worked so that you do not expose your business to claims for unpaid wages or overtime. Be sure to centralize and communicate decisions regarding who can and who cannot telecommute. This will limit the risk of claims for discriminatory ...

The Change in the Equal Pay Landscape and its Impact on Employers

On December 6, 2019, the Second Circuit held that an employee does not have to show that she received less pay for equal work in order to prevail in an unequal pay claim. Instead, she only has to prove that the employer discriminated against her because of her gender. She does not have to prove that a member of the opposite sex held an equal but higher paying job. Essentially, employees do not ...