On September 13, 2022, the German Federal Labor Court published a decision with important ramifications and lingering questions for employers. The court held that it is (and has always been) an employer’s duty to record working hours.
This Report examines reasons for the sizable jobs gap, how the Biden administration and state and local legislatures have shaped employment policy, the challenges presented by the evolving nature of work, and the urgent need for federal policy reforms.
The pay gap–paying women and other historically marginalized groups less for the same or substantially similar work–has long been in the media spotlight. This report provides a discussion of the nuts and bolts of the various existing pay equity laws.
New York launched its Health Care and Mental Hygiene Worker Bonus Program aimed at rewarding and retaining frontline healthcare and mental hygiene workers. The first deadline for employers’ submissions comes up on September 2, 2022.
A New York state court recently issued the first appellate decision interpreting New York City’s Freelance Isn’t Free Act. The case involved two plaintiffs – a photography business and a model – suing a high-end fashion label.