Which federal bills will become law? Allan Bloom and Rachel Philion run through some of the key proposed congressional legislation in the pipeline and provide insight into the potential implications for employers if they pass. We also provide an update on developments from the U.S. Department of Labor on the next steps for the federal overtime rule under the new Administration.
In Episode 1, Harris Mufson and Laura Fant discuss the steps employers should be actively taking to prepare for October 31, 2017, when New York City's new salary history law will go into effect. This law will place significant restrictions on the ability of employers to inquire into or rely upon job applicants’ wage history during the hiring process. We tell you what you need to know about the new law and discuss the impact it will have on employers.