HR Alert: Minimum Wage Update in New York

HR Alert: Minimum Wage Update in New York

There are new rules afoot in New York State. With the end of 2018 and the beginning of 2019 come new minimum wage requirements. Effective December 31st, the minimum wage increased to $11.10 per hour in upstate areas like Erie, Monroe, and Niagara Counties. This is...

The Supreme Court & Age Discrimination

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”) is a federal law that prohibits employers from discriminating against employees because of their age. How it applies to public employers is a bit complex, so let’s break it down. The ADEA defines employer as a...