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New York State and City Anti-Harassment Laws

By Evan D. Parness In the wake of the #MeToo movement, New York State and New York City governments have passed new laws aimed at sexual harassment prevention.  Businesses with operations in New York State and/or New York City must comply with these new laws. New York City: Effective September 6, 2018, all employers in … Continue Reading

The tide turns: If your company is doing business in the US, it may soon be required to collect state sales taxes

Naftali Z. Dembitzer, Hugh Wesley Goodwin and Ossie Lynn Ravid outline how Israeli companies selling online products and services to customers in US states may soon be required to register, collect and remit taxes in those states, click here to read the full article. Naftali Dembitzer in New York and Hugh Goodwin and Ossie Ravid in Silicon Valley are … Continue Reading

California privacy law poised to alter US privacy landscape

For decades, US state legislatures have taken an incremental approach to privacy regulation, passing legislation that addressed specific privacy issues (eg, a host of employee privacy laws, online privacy policy requirements, SSN privacy) but rejecting bills proposing broad-based creation of new privacy rights. This pattern changed abruptly this week in California, where both houses of … Continue Reading

New York joins the #MeToo fray with sweeping legislation

Although the #MeToo movement found its roots in the entertainment industry, you would be hard-pressed to name an industry that has not seen a prominent figure fall from grace in the past eight months. Most employers have long understood that they must confront the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace, but the question is … Continue Reading
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