Cost of living variation is a valid justification for gender-based pay disparities, but the recent revelation that Google plans to cut pay for remote workers in less costly areas ups the...
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Menaka Fernando, a partner at worker-side firm Outten & Golden LLP, said that while employers can justifiably adjust compensation based on geography, they might open a Pandora's box if they stray from such an analysis and...
New York State’s new human rights law was exactly what New York needed. But it can’t work if it isn’t followed. That was what Nina R. Frank of Outten & Golden said to those attending NYSBA’s webinar Friday on “Harassment and Hostile Work Environment Law.”
On Aug. 3, Attorney General Letitia James unveiled her 165-page report that found that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo engaged in conduct constituting sexual harassment under federal and New York State law. The governor announced his...
Reuters.com — By Wendi S. Lazar and Katherine Blostein
Unlike a public company, Private Equity (PE) portfolio company executives will be negotiating terms and conditions of employment that are driven by time and performance and achieving growth and liquidity. The concept of an "exit" and liquidity upon an exit are the driving forces in a management team's compensation structure.
Although the older generation of nurses at a hospital has tolerated the boorish behavior of a longtime surgeon, times have changed and the newer nurses report him to the chief of surgery. They explain that Dr. Tim berates several scrub techs, calling them useless and stupid. His disruptive and unprofessional behavior can have adverse consequences for the hospital, which initially tries to turn things around with an informal conversation. When Dr. Tim’s improvement is short-lived, the hospital takes more formal action, including remediation.
As U.S. senators prepare to mark up a bill on Tuesday that would provide protections to nursing mothers in the workplace, Law360 explores how it could correct the lactation break provisions under the FLSA that have been described by judges and attorneys as toothless and illogical.
A health care staffing company's recent bid to pursue high court review of a Ninth Circuit ruling on when per diems factor into overtime pay elicits some key takeaways, including that while per diems should be closely tied to actual expenses they can still vary based on hours worked, attorneys say.
A court has awarded collective action status to an unpaid wages suit against public relations technology giant Cision.
Three former sales representatives sued Cision in January, as first reported by Bloomberg, alleging the company didn't compensate them for overtime.
According to a May order from US District Court, New York's Southern District, the former employees alleged they often had to work more than 40 hours...
It's not easy representing workers in their disputes with large, powerful employers in wage and hour cases, but Outten & Golden LLP partner Justin Swartz has forged a successful career in this contentious practice area out of a drive that dates back to his early years growing up in a transitional Pittsburgh.