This morning, attorneys from HH&K presented the Labor and Employment Law Update 2018 with the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce. Dawn Lanouette provided updates on Wage and Hour Laws, New York Paid Family Leave, recent Supreme Court and NLRB decisions and Sexual Harassment in the Work Place. Corey Barklow reviewed updates in the area of employee benefits including 2019 Affordable Care Act updates, Wellness Program updates, changes pertaining to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of December 2017 and changes in the areas of employer-paid moving expenses and employer-provided qualified transportation benefit and bicycle commuting expenses. Gary Tyler provided an overview and update to the New York State Workers’ Compensation System. Sophie Bergman updated participants on the criminal aspects of hiring including convictions, adjournments in contemplation of dismissal, sealing orders and certificates of relief.

We want to thank the Greater Binghamton Chamber for inviting us to participate in this annual program and we hope everyone found the information presented useful.