5 Things New York Employers Should Know For The New Year

Law360, New York (January 3, 2016, 9:09 AM EST) -- Cindy Schmitt Minniti

Mark S. Goldstein 2015 was a hectic year on the New York labor and employment law front, yielding mixed results for employers and, in many instances, creating more questions than answers. A myriad of state and local laws were proposed (and many passed into law), and a slew of federal and state court decisions reshaped an array of workplace relations.

Given this overwhelming flurry of activity, we have distilled down the five most important developments with which all New York employers should ensure familiarity — and, more importantly, compliance — as we head into 2016. They are:

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