Delivering Value In Labor And Employment Law

In this rapidly changing business landscape, the pressure to adapt, foresee and manage legal risk while reducing spend continues to rise for in-house lawyers responsible for labor and employment. International law firm Proskauer has released its report on their second Value Insights: Delivering Value In Labor and Employment Law survey which addresses how in-house counsel can better maximize the performance of their own legal team; optimize partnerships with outside counsel; enhance collaboration with HR and other […]

By | Oct 18, 2017 ||

New York City Commission On Human Rights Publishes FAQ Guidance On NYC Salary History Law

On the heels of its recently issued fact sheets, the NYC Commission on Human Rights (the “Commission”) has published a frequently asked questions page on the New York City salary history inquiry law, which goes into effect on October 31, 2017.

The FAQs address a number of details about the law, which restricts the ability of employers and their agents to inquire about and/or rely on a job applicant’s salary history during the hiring process, […]

By | Oct 16, 2017 ||

Texas Employers’ Guide To Classifying Workers

Employers can hire two types of workers – employees and independent contractors – and there are serious consequences to misclassifying workers as independent contractors when they are actually employees.

Generally, you must withhold income taxes, withhold and pay Social Security and Medicare taxes, and pay unemployment tax on wages paid to employees. You do not generally have to withhold or pay any taxes on payments to independent contractors.

Employees also enjoy many workplace protections to which […]

By | Oct 14, 2017 ||