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  • New York State Amends Pay Transparency Law

    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 advertisement,... Continue Reading
    March 20, 2023
  • 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 for... Continue Reading
    December 22, 2022
  • 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, and... Continue Reading
    October 11, 2022