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NYS Employers Must Update Their Sexual Harassment Policies in 2020

By: Christine Malafi, Esq. email

Posted: January 14th, 2020

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Employers in New York State, take note: now that 2020 is here, you must update your sexual harassment policies, notices, […]

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2020 Changes to Minimum Wage and Overtime Exempt Salary Threshold

By: Vincent Costa, Esq. email

Posted: January 6th, 2020

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It is that time of the year again. 2020 is here and New York State has once again increased the […]

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Winter Weather Policies for Employers

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq. email

Posted: December 11th, 2019

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Slippery commutes, delayed deliveries, school closings, and a host of HR complications: a child’s winter wonderland can be an employer’s […]

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Your Guide to Hosting a Company Holiday Party

By: Christine Malafi, Esq. email

Posted: December 2nd, 2019

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Many employers host some form of a holiday party, be it a […]

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Legal Issues Surrounding Workplace Bullying

By: Christine Malafi, Esq. email

Posted: November 18th, 2019

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According to a 2017 Workplace Bullying Institute survey, 19 percent of workers had experienced bullying in the workplace and another […]

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SCOTUS Gears Up for a Trio of Cases Involving LGBT Rights in the Workplace

By: Richard DeMaio, Esq. email

Posted: October 4th, 2019

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In early October, the Supreme Court will hear argument in a trio of cases asking whether federal employment law protects […]

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Leadership and Law: Historic Examples of Leading American Lawyers

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq. email

Posted: September 26th, 2019

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In honor of this year’s 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon Landing, it seems appropriate that Americans look […]

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The Second Circuit Declines to Extend the U.S. Supreme Court’s McDonnell “Official Act” Reasoning to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

By: Jack Harrington, Esq. email

Posted: August 23rd, 2019

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In 2016, in McDonnell v. United States, the U.S. Supreme vacated the former Virginia Governor’s bribery conviction by limiting the […]

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New York Reforms State Sexual Harassment Laws for the Second Consecutive Year

By: Christine Malafi, Esq. email

Posted: August 12th, 2019

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On August 12, 2019, Governor Cuomo signed reformations to New York’s sexual harassment laws passed in June by State lawmakers. […]

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