Hot Employment Law Issues for 2019

Hot Employment Law Issues for 2019

Join us as we hear from Daniel Forsyth, Esq. on the following hot topics in employment law to finish 2019 out strong and tee up for 2020:

  • Sweeping changes to the NY Human Rights Law, effective 2019 & 2020
  • US Department of Labor’s new rule increasing the exempt salary thresholds
  • NYS special salary cutoffs for the administrative & executive exemptions
  • Changes to the EEO-1 form: mandatory pay & hours reporting
  • NYS Paid Family Leave Law adjustments
  • NYS Election Law revisions on paid time off to vote
  • The NLRB’s “quickie election” rules – union advantages for organizing
  • NYS Labor Law’s new ban on inquiring about salary histories
  • The latest EEOC report: sex harassment charges on the rise
  • NYS Labor Law’s amendment requiring equal pay
  • Marijuana legalization & the workplace – preparing for the inevitable
This program has been submitted to the HR Certification Institute for review. 
This program has been submitted to SHRM for review.

About Our Presenter

Daniel Forsyth is a labor and employment law partner with Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC.

He represents employers in National Labor Relations Board proceedings, including unfair labor practice charges, union organizing campaigns, as well as in traditional labor arbitration, collective bargaining, jurisdictional disputes, strikes, picketing, and injunction proceedings. Mr. Forsyth regularly appears before various federal and state agencies, including the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, US Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division, OSHA, NYS Division of Human Rights, NYS Department of Labor, and NYS Workers’ Compensation Board. He practices at all levels of state and federal courts in litigation involving employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, restrictive covenants, motions to stay/vacate arbitration, duty of fair representation, and injunctions.

Mr. Forsyth advises clients on all areas of federal and New York labor and employment law and has been recently recognized for:

  • Best Lawyers’ 2016 Buffalo: Litigation – Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers’ 2015 Buffalo: Labor Law – Management Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers’ 2014 Buffalo: Employment Law – Management Lawyer of the Year

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