NY Anti-Harassment Legislation, EEO-1 Reporting, and More

Experts Call New York State’s Anti-Harassment Legislation “Stringent”, Remind Employers of Upcoming Deadlinessexual harassment

The results of a recent poll conducted by Siena College indicate that workplace harassment continues to be an issue, especially in the state of New York. The New York Law Journal outlines the different measures states are taking to pass anti-harassment legislation to combat these issues, and highlights New York’s States new regulations as being the most stringent.

All New York employers are reminded that they must institute a written sexual harassment prevention policy and conduct anti-harassment training for all employees by October 9, 2019.

To view the full article and survey results, please click here.


New Ruling Enforces Employer Pay Data Reportingsignature writing

Earlier this month, a Washington, D.C. U.S. District Court withdrew a prior stay on the Obama-era revised EEO-1 reporting requirements which mandate impacted employers to disclose W-2 wage information. Human Resources Executive says “most private employers with 100 or more employees will once again have to gather and submit compensation information broken down by race, sex, and ethnicity in the very near future”. Human Resources Executive further encourages employers to review their current pay practices to identify any areas of pay inequities.

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Caregiving: The Next Big Workplace Crisis?stressed man

A recent study conducted by the Census Bureau has highlighted the issue that as American lifespans increase, so too do caregiving responsibilities for those still in the workplace. Inc. warns employers that in order to retain top talent and ensure quality employee performance, employers must address what Inc. is calling “the next workplace crisis”. Inc. encourages employers to assess their current workplace needs and provide employees with access to stress management professionals and other experts for guidance.

For more details, please click here.


2019 Cybersecurity Concerns for HRMan at Computer

The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) has released a list of the top five HR-related concerns tied to cybersecurity. This includes the use of chatbots to assist with recruiting efforts, hacker targeting of BYO devices, and finding the balance between data access and security. SHRM highlights a recent study that shows forty-four percent of data breaches are caused by employees who expose sensitive data, and encourages employers to carefully review their cybersecurity policies.

For more information, please click here.


USCIS Releases New Form I-539USCIS Webpage

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that “it will require certain nonimmigrants‚ÄĒincluding H-4 and L-2 dependents‚ÄĒseeking to extend their stay in the United States or switch to another nonimmigrant category to use a modified edition of Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status”. The revised form will include a new signature, fee, and biometrics requirement.

For more details on the new form, please click here.


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APRIL 10, 2019

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POLICY UPDATE

New York State Anti-Harassment Training Requirement

All New York employers are required to provide Anti-Harassment Training to all employees by the newly announced deadline of October 9, 2019. 

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