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NYC’s Salary Transparency Law Now in Effect
On November 1, 2022, New York City’s pay transparency law went into effect. Although passed in December 2021, the City Council delayed implementation to clarify and improve certain aspects of the law. The pay transparency law, a part of the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL), will be enforced by the New York City…
Levy Ratner’s David Slutsky Named 2023 Labor Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers – Seven Levy Ratner Lawyers Also Recognized
Levy Ratner’s David Slutsky was once again recognized by Best Lawyers as Labor Lawyer of the Year for 2023. Levy Ratner’s Allyson Belovin, Laureve Blackstone, Pamela Jeffrey, Carl Levine, Daniel Ratner, and Robert Stroup were also recognized by Best Lawyers for 2023.
Levy Ratner’s Alek Felstiner and Law Clerk Natalie Grieco Publish Article Examining Status of Union Access to Employer Property
Levy Ratner Associate Alek Felstiner, along with law clerk Natalie Grieco, recently published an article examining National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo’s Advice Memo in which she indicates that the NLRB may restore union access to employer property that is open to the public. The memo comes after two 2019 Board decisions which…
Levy Ratner is Proud to Represent Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist and Knight Chair in Race and Journalism at Howard University Nikole Hannah-Jones in Reaching a Settlement with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Levy Ratner is proud to represent Nikole Hannah-Jones, alongside our co-counsel the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. and Ferguson, Chambers & Sumter, P.A., and pleased to announce that our client has reached a settlement with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Levy Ratner Partner Allyson Belovin Publishes Article in ABA Journal of Labor and Employment Law on NLRB Union Representation Rules
Levy Ratner Partner Allyson Belovin recently published, along with W. Jonathan Martin II, an article examining changes to the National Labor Relations Board’s rules governing the procedures for union representation in the ABA Journal of Labor and Employment Law. The article can be read here.
8 Levy Ratner Lawyers Named to Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment & Civil Rights Lawyers
Levy Ratner is proud to announce that Allyson Belovin, Laureve Blackstone, Pam Jeffrey, Carl Levine, Dana Lossia, Dan Ratner, Bob Stroup, and Micah Wissinger were listed on the 2022 LAWDRAGON 500 LEADING PLAINTIFF EMPLOYMENT & CIVIL RIGHTS LAWYERS.
New National Labor Relations Board Guidance to Ensure Immigrants Have Access to Worker Protections
On May 2, 2022, National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo released new guidance to ensure immigrant workers are protected under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to freely exercise their rights to organize and take action to improve their working conditions. The guidance instructs regional NLRB offices to distribute information and advise witnesses…
New Law Requires Employers to Provide Notice of Individual Employee Surveillance in New York
On May 7, 2022, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed an amendment to the New York State Civil Rights Law requiring every private sector employer that engages in internet, telephonic, or email monitoring of its employees to notify them about such surveillance practices. The law, Senate Bill 2628, applies to employers who intercept or monitor…
NYC Amends and Delays Implementation of Pay Transparency Law
On April 28, 2022, the New York City Council voted to push implementation of the city’s new pay transparency law to November 1, 2022, along with various amendments. The pay transparency law was originally scheduled to take effect on May 15, 2022. The pay transparency law was overwhelmingly passed in December 2021 and makes it…