Employers Required to Conduct Anti-Harassment Training Under New “#MeToo Laws” (October 4, 2018) - A breaking news segment from Employment Law This Week® featuring attorney Susan Gross Sholinsky, Member of the Firm: On October 1, New York State released final guidance and updated materials in connection with the state’s newly enacted laws concerning sexual harassment measures that mandate enhanced policies as well as training for all employees. New York’s new sexual harassment laws will take effect on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, and mandate that employers must complete compliant training for all current employees no later than October 9, 2019. Employers also must provide such training for all new hires within a reasonable time of their hire dates. Meeting these deadlines to provide and complete compliant training should now be top of mind for all employers.
Employment Law This Week (Episode 86: Week of September 12, 2017) has released bonus footage of its interview with Susan Gross Sholinsky, a Member of the Firm at Epstein Becker Green.
As Ms. Sholinsky discusses, a division of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has issued an immediate stay on new EEO-1 reporting requirements announced in 2016 under the previous administration. Under the rule, federal contractors and private employers with 100 or more employees would have been required to gather information on employee pay and hours worked by race, ethnicity, and sex, and grouped by occupational category.
Joining the Client’s Team: Throughout August 2017, our Career Pathways series features attorney Susan Gross Sholinsky. In Part 3, Susan discusses how Epstein Becker Green attorneys prioritize client service, including serving directly with the client through secondment.
Training at All Levels: Throughout August 2017, our Career Pathways series features attorney Susan Gross Sholinsky. In Part 2, Susan discusses the importance of prioritizing training for all attorney levels, including summer associates, within the firm.
Agility for Big Ideas: Throughout August 2017, our Career Pathways series features attorney Susan Gross Sholinsky. In Part 1, Susan discusses how the size of the firm provides opportunity for big ideas.
Employment Law This Week (Episode 68: Week of April 17, 2017) has released bonus footage of its interview with Susan Gross Sholinsky, a Member of the Firm at Epstein Becker Green.
As Ms. Sholinsky discusses, New York City has prohibited inquiries into the salary history of job applicants. The City Council has passed legislation that bars public and private employers in New York City from asking about, or seeking to confirm, information regarding any job applicant’s current or prior wages, benefits, and other compensation. New York City now joins Philadelphia and Massachusetts in prohibiting inquiries into salary history.
Employment Law This Week (November 2, 2015) has released bonus footage of its interview with Susan Gross Sholinsky, a Member of the Firm at Epstein Becker Green.
As Ms. Sholinsky discusses, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a series of bills aimed at battling gender bias in the workplace and addressing fair pay, pay transparency, sexual harassment, accommodations for pregnancy-related conditions, and more. This follows Governor Jerry Brown's signing of the California Fair Pay Act in early October.