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Will California’s new labor law start a trend?

Will California’s new labor law start a trend?

By a number of measures, the number of independent contractors in the US economy has remained unchanged since the 1990s, at around 10 percent of the workforce. This is the broad category the Bureau of Labor Statistics calls “alternative work arrangements” and which...

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Key takeaways from new sexual harassment legislation in NY

Key takeaways from new sexual harassment legislation in NY

Last month, Governor Cuomo signed new legislation to expand workplace protections against sexual harassment. This legislation represents another major change coming in the wake of related legislation passed in 2018. Some of the new provisions from August include...

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What another downturn could mean for labor contracts

What another downturn could mean for labor contracts

For much of the American workforce, the decrease in unemployment after the crash in 2008 has not been accompanied by much in the way of wage increases. However, many observers have noted that firms have shifted total effective compensation into other parts of the...

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Condo and Co-op Sexual Harassment Policies

Condo and Co-op Sexual Harassment Policies

2018 has been the year of the viral movement to bring sexual harassment claims to light. Businesses across the globe have reviewed their employment policies to ensure staff are protected. But what about co-op and condos? “Horseplay among staff members can easily...

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Choosing the Best Staff for you Condo and Co-op

Choosing the Best Staff for you Condo and Co-op

How do board members and managing agents of co-ops and condos choose who to hire? It is an important decision as these people have access to the building and private owner and shareholder information. Depending on the building’s size and the number of residents,...

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