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Please e-mail your U.S. Senators and urge them to support the Employment Verification Amendment! The Senate is currently considering its immigration ...

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Republicans in the House of Representatives, led by Representative Martha Roby (R-AL), yesterday introduced the Working Families Flexibility Act of 20...

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Frank Cania and Paul Keneally have prepared an in depth guide for employers to help navigate the New York Corrections Law, Article 23-A, requirements....

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  YOUR ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED! Please e-mail your senators to OPPOSE S. 3220 <http://msg.shrm.org/site/R?i=MTjvtqw_LsVHXyHx4E3oZw> because i...

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YOUR ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED!  The NLRB's imbalanced "quick election" rule is scheduled to take effect on April 30, 2012. The congressional resoluti...

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Federal Legislative Action Alert YOUR ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED!  Save Employer Provided Education Assistance! Please email or write your representat...

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Federal Legislative Action Alert YOUR ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED!  Please e-mail your U.S. senators and representative and ask them to co-sponsor the ...

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Senator Bill Sampson has provided this summary of a new bill that he introduced to lessen the impact of the Wage Theft Prevention Act's notice require...

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Federal Legislative Action Alert YOUR ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED!  Please CALL your representative and ask him/her to co-sponsor the Neal/Gerlach...

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Federal Legislative Action Alert YOUR ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED!  Please email your representative and ask him/her to co-sponsor the Neal/Gerlach Hou...

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Federal Legislative Action Alert - REMINDER! YOUR ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED!  Last week you received an alert regarding Representatives Richard Ne...

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Frank Cania, CEO of CaniaHR LLC and president of the Genesee Valley Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management, and Paul Kennealy, Esq....

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Underberg & Kessler LLP attorney Elizabeth Cordello comments on the Marriage Equality Act and whether private businesses can discriminate or deny ...

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Underberg & Kessler LLP partner Paul Keneally comments on issues facing business people involved in a lawsuit over the loss of an employee, an...

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A new statute set to take effect on April 9, 2011, New York's "Wage Theft Prevention Act", requires that employers provide significantly more information to employees regarding wages or risk facing increased civil, and in some cases criminal, penalties.

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New York State has passed a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights which amends New York Labor Law and provides extensive protection to domestic workers.  The law goes into effect on November 29, 2010.  Please click on the link for further information.

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Shared Work is a voluntary program that provides employers facing a temporary decline in business with an alternative to layoffs. Rather than laying off a percentage of the work force to cut costs, an employer can reduce the hours and wages of all or a particular group of employees. The employees whose hours and wages are reduced can receive partial unemployment insurance benefits to supplement their lost wages.

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Below please find a special invitation to the 2010 HR Legislative Conference on April 20, 2010 in Albany. If you have any questions, please contact GV...

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Below please find an interesting article about a case finding for an employer where the employee was an alcoholic with attendance problems. This thorn...

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Once again the COBRA subsidy and unemployment benefit rules have been extended. If you have any questions please contact GVCSHRM Legislative Represent...

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Below you will see the testimony of employment defense attorney Jane M. McFetridge, Esq. to the U.S. Senate regarding the proposed Paycheck Fairness A...

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Monroe JSEC Presents: Investigating Sexual Harassment & Other Employment Claims When: Wednesday, April 28, 2010 Registration and refreshmen...

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Second Circuit Rules Reasonable Accommodation Must Be Provided, Even if Not Requested by Employee Under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990...

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