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CMM Legal Blog

The information contained on this website is provided for informational purposes only and is not and should not be construed as legal advice on any subject matter. The firm provides legal advice and other services only to persons or entities with which it has established an attorney-client relationship. Note that the law may have changed since publication of any article on our site.

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What Does Legalization of Marijuana in New York Mean for Employees & Employers?

By: Vincent Costa, Esq. email, Yale Pollack, Esq. email

Posted: April 12th, 2021

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With the legalization of recreational marijuana in New York State, employers and employees alike might be wondering to what extent […]

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Can a City or Town be Held Responsible for the Actions of its Snowplow Drivers?

By: Scott Middleton, Esq. email

Posted: April 2nd, 2021

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Spring is finally here, and now that the last of the snow from the recent snowstorms has melted after being […]

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To Post or Not to Post? Social Media and the Workplace

By: Vincent Costa, Esq. email, Yale Pollack, Esq. email

Posted: March 22nd, 2021

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Many people believe that the First Amendment grants them the right of unrestricted free speech, including on social media. But […]

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New York State Passes Legislation Granting Employees Time Off to Receive COVID-19 Vaccination

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq. email

Posted: March 15th, 2021

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Pursuant to new legislation signed into law on March 12, New York employees are now entitled to paid time off […]

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Business Interruption Claims and COVID: Legislative Update

By: Christine Malafi, Esq. email

Posted: March 5th, 2021

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Around the country, states have proposed legislation that would require insurers who provide property insurance to cover business interruption during […]

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Professional Fundraiser Contracts in New York

By: Christine Malafi, Esq. email

Posted: March 2nd, 2021

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New York is one of the leading bases for charitable nonprofits nationally. Two million New York taxpayers reported giving $42.5 […]

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New Policies Allowing Legal Surrogacy in New York

By: Christine Malafi, Esq. email

Posted: February 24th, 2021

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Many people are surprised to find out that before February 15, 2021, surrogacy was not legally permitted in New York. […]

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New York State Guidance on COVID-19 Sick Leave Pay

By: Yale Pollack, Esq. email

Posted: February 11th, 2021

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Ten months ago, in March 2020, NYS enacted legislation authorizing sick leave for employees subject to a mandatory or precautionary […]

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New Federal Regulations Passed Regarding the Classification of Independent Contractors vs Employees

By: Yale Pollack, Esq. email

Posted: January 26th, 2021

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On January 6, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a final rule changing the standard determining if a […]

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