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State Briefs

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New York City: New Scheduling Laws For Retail, Fast-Food Workers

New York City employers in the fast-food and retail industries will soon have to comply with five new employee-scheduling laws related to breaks between shifts, predictable hours, on-call scheduling and more. The first of the ordinances will take effect on Nov. 26.

Businesses should check to see if they fall within the "retail" and "fast food" definitions under the new laws, as there is a narrow exception for small employers. Affected employers should look at their scheduling, hiring and other processes now to make sure they are compliant with the new requirements.

Nevada: Pregnant Workers Gain Broader Protections

The new Nevada Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act greatly expands the state's legal protections for expecting employees and is much broader than the name implies. The statute makes it illegal for an employer to refuse to provide a reasonable accommodation to a female employee or applicant for a condition relating to pregnancy or childbirth or an associated medical condition. …

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