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Ira Saxe is a member of the firm's Labor & Employment Group and a partner in the New York office. He provides management-side labor and employment litigation defense before federal and state courts in class actions, single-plaintiff litigation, and administrative agency proceedings involving the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Executive Order 11246, the ADA, Title VII, the ADEA, OSHA, the STAA, ERISA, and the Labor Management Relations Act. His practice also includes a variety of other federal, state, and local wage and hour, discrimination, breach of contract, wrongful discharge, labor, and workplace tort claims.

On December 30, 2022, New York Governor signed into law Labor Law Section 240-i, establishing a registration system for contractors and subcontractors engaged in public work and covered private projects in New York. This law will require contractors to register with the New York State Department of Labor (the “Department of Labor”) every two years, by submitting various disclosures about their businesses, in order to ensure that contractors do not have previous labor law violations, and will abide by New York labor laws and regulations, including prevailing wage requirements. The Department of Labor will establish and maintain a public on-line system where registrations and disclosures are available. Continue Reading New Registration Requirement for Contractors and Subcontractors Performing Public Works and Covered Private Projects in New York

Here they go again. Undeterred by the failure of the EO Survey five years ago, on August 10, 2011, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“ANPRM”) soliciting public feedback on development of a new compensation data collection tool.  According to the ANPRM, this data collection is