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New York mandates a new employee benefit: Paid leave for expectant parents

The state's nearly $400 billion budget also obliges restaurants and other employers to provide paid half-hour breaks for nursing mothers.

Workforce

Employees of discontinued Foxtrot and Dom's chains sue for unpaid wages

A class-action suit contends the food shops’ staffs weren’t alerted of the closings at least 60 days in advance, as required under federal and state law.

The pool of managers entitled to time-and-a-half pay will jump again on Jan. 1, then increase every three years.

The FTC voted Tuesday to ban contractual limits on where a departing employee can work next, a move it says will foster startups and innovation.

Simultaneously, the coffee chain's U.S. Supreme Court case commences Tuesday. It challenges certain of the NLRB's regulatory policies.

Working Lunch: The trend promises to cost employers plenty of money and sweat if they hope to prevail.

The updated workplace regulations require companies with at least 15 employees to make such concessions as allowing expectant mothers to sit down while working and adjusting schedules to permit time for doctor visits.

Following a Senate vote to scuttle the new franchising standard, opponents are hoping to avert a presidential veto.

In another example of state-level efforts to limit workplace obligations, the state is looking to prohibit local jurisdictions from requiring heat protections and predictive scheduling.

The addition matches the job creation figure for February, but marks a turnaround from the decreased employment registered in January, according to government data.

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