Jason Habinsky in XpertHR: New York Employer Alert: Haynes and Boone Offers Insights on Recent Legal Developments


New York lawmakers' passage of many new laws at both the state and local level present new challenges for HR and employers this year. Jason Habinsky, a member of the labor and employment department at Haynes and Boone, LLP, shared his legal and professional insights with XpertHR into the recent changes in workplace law and other key developments affecting New York employers.

What is the biggest challenge facing HR in New York today?
Habinsky advises that it is critical for New York employers to keep abreast of the plethora of different employment laws and regulations. In addition to the wide range of existing and evolving federal laws and regulations, he explains that there are constant rapid-fire developments at the state and local level in New York that HR departments must follow. Habinsky warns New York employers to stay current because "if you blink, you may already have violated a new law or precedent."

Excerpted from XpertHR, August 12, 2014. To view full article, click here (subscription required).


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