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New York Employees are Entitled to Paid Time Off For Voting

The New York Election Law was recently amended to require that employers must provide their employees (who are registered to vote) with up to three hours of paid time off on election days to allow them to exercise their civic duty and vote.  The employers may...

Brian L. GrebenClients’ ChoiceAward 2017

Law Office of Brian L. Greben Received Avvo's "Client Choice" award for 2017!  The award is based on client reviews.  It's the third year in a row for us!...

New NYC Prohibition Against Asking Job Applicants for Salary Histories

A new New York City Council regulation prohibits employers from asking job applicants about their salary histories.  The rule, which was designed to reduce the gender/pay gap, also bans employers from considering new employees' salary histories when setting their compensation.  There are exceptions, including exceptions for...

NYC Likely to Enact Measure to Protect “Gig Economy” Workers

The New York City Council has approved a proposed measure designed to protect workers in the "gig economy" -- i.e., independent contractors who find work through apps and websites such as Uber, Angie's List, etc.  The draft legislation contains several new rules and requirements, including: a requirement that...