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In response to the uniformly negative feedback it received from industry participants and interested parties, the New York State Department of Financial Services has modified its proposed cyber security regulations and delayed their start date by two months.

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The new cybersecurity regulations proposed by the New York State Department of Financial Services are sweeping in scope and quite complex.  

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HSE Partner and Chair of the Privacy and Data Security practice group, F. Paul Greene, will be speaking at a seminar hosted by EFPR Group LLP titled “Information and Cyber Security Responsibilities for Senior Management,” on December 8, 2016.  

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Join Harter Secrest & Emery Labor and Employment Partners Robert C. Weissflach and Amy L. Hemenway for a 30-minute overview and Q&A session about the recent federal overtime rule delay. 

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On November 22, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas granted an emergency request by 21 States for a nationwide preliminary injunction enjoining the United States Department of Labor (Department) from implementing a Final Rule that increased the minimum salary threshold required for status as an exempt executive, administrative or professional employee (EAP employee).

While this development may provide a reprieve for many employers nationwide, its impact on employers in New York is tempered by the New York State Department of Labor’s proposed increase in the minimum salary threshold for exempt executive and administrative employees in New York, effective December 31, 2016. 

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