New York Governor Kathy Hochul has signed an amendment to the New York State Pay Transparency Law that modifies the applicability of the law, lessens an employer’s recordkeeping requirements, and clarifies what constitutes an “advertisement.” The September 17, 2023, effective date remains unchanged, as does the requirement to include the job description in an
Richard I. Greenberg
Richard Greenberg, a Principal in New York City office of Jackson Lewis P.C., is admitted to the bar of the State of New York and the Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York. Mr. Greenberg graduated from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations in 1992 and earned a Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School in 1995.
He advises both unionized and union-free clients on a full-range of labor and employee relations matters. With respect to traditional labor matters, Mr. Greenberg represents clients in collective bargaining negotiations, labor disputes, grievances and arbitrations, proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, and in state and federal court. Mr. Greenberg also advises clients on the legal aspects of remaining union-free. With respect to employee relations matters, Mr. Greenberg has extensive experience assisting clients in numerous industries with the development and maintenance of personnel policies and personnel infrastructures. In this regard, Mr. Greenberg often works on these issues with clients as business needs and culture change as a result of business transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Greenberg regularly advises clients on compliance with the myriad of federal and state employment laws, including the FMLA, FLSA, ADA, ADEA and WARN, as well as new legal developments impacting labor and employment policies and practices.
New York State Governor Signs Statewide Pay Transparency Law
Effective September 17, 2023, covered employers in New York State will have pay transparency obligations related to job advertisements under legislative bill S.9427-A/A.10477. Governor Kathy Hochul signed the bill on December 21, 2022.
New York joins other states like California and Washington in enacting pay transparency requirements in 2022. The passage also complicates compliance…
New York City, New York State Pay Transparency Update
Effective November 1, 2022, covered New York City employers will need to comply with the New York City pay transparency law. This legislation requires disclosure of salary ranges in advertisements, rather than offer letters or upon request from applicants or employees. The city law is like enactments in other jurisdictions, such as California, Colorado…
NYC Mayor Signs Pay Transparency Law
New York City Pay Transparency Law to Take Effect in November 2022
The New York City Council has pushed back implementation of the salary transparency law from May 15, 2022, to November 1, 2022.
On January 15, 2022, New York City enacted legislation requiring all covered employers to include a minimum and maximum salary for the position advertised. The new law was set to go into effect…
New York City Issues Guidance on Requirement to Disclose Salary Ranges in Advertisements
The New York City Commission on Human Rights published guidance for the recently enacted Local Law 32 of 2022, which requires salary transparency in job advertisements, effective May 15, 2022. New York City enacted legislation on January 15, 2022, requiring all covered employers to include a minimum and maximum salary for the position advertised. Unfortunately,…
New York City Employers Will Soon Be Required to Include Salary Ranges on Job Advertisements
As New York City Mayor Eric Adams did not take action within 30 days of receipt from the New York City Council, the Council’s legislation requiring most New York City employers to include salary ranges on job advertisements has become law.
This legislation is similar to recent enactments in numerous other jurisdictions, including Colorado and…
New York Adopts Laws Aimed at Combating Salary Inequality and Race Discrimination
In the final days of its 2019 Session, the New York State Legislature passed three bills that, respectively, will bar employers from inquiring about applicants’ past salary history, prohibit wage differentials based on protected class status, and ban race discrimination based on an employee’s hair or hairstyle. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo is expected to sign…
Localities and the Salary History Ban: Next Stop, Westchester County, New York
New York’s Westchester County is the latest locality to adopt legislation prohibiting employers from asking prior salary histories of a prospective employee. Click here to read our full article regarding Westchester County’s salary history ban.