Labor and Employment Regulations
Labor and Employment RegulationsHHS Issues Final Rule on Nondiscrimination in Healthcare
The rule will require health care providers and insurers to modify policies and train employees.
- June 14, 2016
Labor and Employment RegulationsLeadingAge Provides Summary of New OSHA Reporting Rule
Final OSHA electronic injury and illness reporting rule goes into effect beginning Aug. 2016.
- June 14, 2016
Labor and Employment RegulationsU.S. Department of Labor Finalizes New Rule Limiting Overtime Exemption for Executive Employees
The salary threshold for an executive, administrative or professional employee to qualify for an exemption from overtime pay will increase from $455 per week to $913 per week ($47,476 for a full-year worker) as of Dec. 1, 2016.
- May 25, 2016
Labor and Employment RegulationsNew York City Requires Employers to Provide Tax-Free Commuter Benefits
Effective Jan. 1, 2016, employers with more than 20 full-time employees working in New York City must offer them the opportunity to use pre-tax earnings to purchase qualified transportation fringe benefits.
- December 15, 2015
Labor and Employment RegulationsNYS Acting Labor Commissioner Approves Phased Increase in Minimum Wage for Fast Food Workers
Minimum wage for fast food workers will reach $15 per hour by Dec. 31, 2018 in New York City and by Dec. 31, 2021 in the rest of the State.
- September 15, 2015
Labor and Employment RegulationsLeadingAge New York Comments on Fast Food Wage Board Recommendations
LeadingAge New York called for the creation of a commission on the long-term care workforce and a delay in implementation of the Wage Board’s recommendations outside of New York City.
- August 17, 2015
Labor and Employment RegulationsFast Food Wage Board Recommends Increase in Minimum Wage
If approved by the Commissioner of Labor, the minimum wage for fast food chain workers would rise to $15 per hour by the end of 2018 in New York City and by the end of 2021 in the rest of the state.
- August 4, 2015
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