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Labor and Employment Regulations

Labor and Employment Regulations

NYS EAP Overtime Exemption Rule

LeadingAge NY submits comments to the NYS Department of Labor on the proposed Overtime Exemption Rule.

December 6, 2016

Labor and Employment Regulations

U.S. District Court Enjoins Implementation of EAP Overtime Exemption Rule

The decision blocks implementation of the new federal rule that would have raised the minimum compensation level necessary to exempt an employee from overtime pay requirements.

November 29, 2016

Labor and Employment Regulations

DOH Minimum Wage Workgroup Meets for First Time

LeadingAge New York and other groups are discussing Medicaid funding for minimum wage mandate. 

June 14, 2016

Labor and Employment Regulations

HHS 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 Regulations

LeadingAge 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 Regulations

U.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 Regulations

New 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 Regulations

NYS 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 Regulations

LeadingAge 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 Regulations

Fast 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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