Legislative Updates

Other Legislative Announcements:

BOND - U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Title VII's Requirement to File an EEOC Charge That Commencing a Federal Court Lawsuit is Not a Jurisdictional Rule; posted 6/7/19: Click Here

BOND - USDOL Announces Technical Updates to NLRA Poster Under Executive Order 13496: Click Here

IRS - Affordable Care Act - Transmittals - Stronger Authentication Process Delayed until Mid-June - posted 5/17/19: Click Here

US Citizen & Immigration Service - Updated forms - posted 5/17/19: 
 - Form I-131 - Application for Travel Document, effective 4/24/19: Click Here
 - Form I-698 - Application to Adjust Status from Temporary to Permanent Resident (Under Section 245A Under the INA), effective 4/24/19: Click Here
 - Form I-941 - Application for Entrepreneur Parole, effective 4/24/19: Click Here
 - Form I-821D - Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, effective 4/24/19: Click Here

BOND - A Higher Hurdle Posed for ADA Plaintiffs in the Second Circuit - posted 05/17/19: Click Here

IRS - Release of Revenue Procedure 2019-20, in response to comments we received, which expands the determination letter program to include - posted 5/3/19

  • Statutory hybrid plans – plan sponsors may submit determination letter applications for statutory hybrid plans from September 1, 2019, through August 31, 2020.
  • Plan mergers – plan sponsors may submit determination letter applications for certain merged plans on a continuing basis.
  • Remedial amendment period - a limited extension of the remedial amendment period and a special sanction structure.


BOND - US DOL Issues New Proposed Regulations on Joint Employer Status - posted 5/3/19: Click Here

Legislative Updates

2019 - Legislative Update - June

NYS Election Law - time to vote

2019 - Legislative Update - March

US DOL Proposes New OT Rule

2019 - Legislative Update - February

NYS - Employee Scheduling Regulations

2019 - Legislative Update - January

NYS Paid Family Leave; Gov. Vetoes NYS Bereavement Leave Legislation: NYS adds Sexual Harassment Prevention Materials.

Legislative Update - October 2018

Sexual Harassment Prevention and Paid Family Leave Updates.

Legislative Update - August 2018

Update includes NYS Sexual Harassment Prevention Policy & Training Materials Draft information and feedback due by 9/12/18.

Legislative Update - April 2018

Legislative Update for April, 2018 - Federal Gov't Omnibus Spending Bill

Legislative Update - February 2018

Paid Family Leave, Links to websites, YouTube videos, and Worker's Comp. webinars

Legislative Update - December 2017

NY Wage Increases (Minimum for Fast Food EE, Exempt Salary Level Minimum); Update for PFL; Proposed Call-In/On-Call/Just In Time Scheduling

Legislative Update - November 2017

Legislative Update - November, 2017 - OT Rule and NYS Paid Family Leave (Update - Forms)

Legislative Update - September 2017

Overtime Rule (Update); I-9 Form effective 9/18/17; and NYS Paid Family Leave

Legislative Update - August 2017

Legislative update for August 2017, Paid Family Leave


Legislative Blast - November 2016 which includes information on the OT Rule in effect 12/1/16

SHRM - More Questions About the Overtime Rule Answered - 11/7/16

SHRM Weekly 11/7/16 article by Allen Smith, J.D. regarding Overtime Rule effective 12/1/16.