As we turn the calendar to 2019, business owners and managers in New York need to be aware of the following changes: Minimum Wage: For New York City businesses with 11 or more employees the minimum wage is $15 an hour beginning December 31, 2018, $13.50 an hour with 10 or less but will be […]
Since the allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein became known in the Fall of 2017 the nation has begun a long overdue process of discussing and addressing workplace harassment. Though the grassroot efforts of the #Metoo and #Timesup movements keep the conversation in the public eye, it is important for […]
Starting January 1st, 2018, a new law will take hold across New York State that will provide paid family leave for most employees of private employers. New York’s Paid Family Leave provides job-protected, paid time off for: Bonding with a newly born, adopted or fostered child Caring for a close relative with a serious health […]
So it seems like only a short while ago we were all putting off the idea of paperless logs. Thinking that, like most government regulations, someone would swoop in and delay the mandate. Well, guess what? There was no caped crusader and now December 18, 2017 is knocking on our door. There are a lot […]
On May 27, 2015 the New York City Council passed a bill mandating all heavy-duty city and private garbage trucks install side guards designed to prevent people from getting caught underneath trucks.