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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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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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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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WEBINAR RECAP: Paycheck Protection Program as Amended by Economic Aid Act

By: Christine Malafi, Esq. email

Posted: January 18th, 2021

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On January 15, 2021, Christine Malafi joined Gettry Marcus, CPA, P.C. for their continuing webinar series on the recently passed Economic Aid Act (“EAA”), […]

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Can Employers Mandate that Employees Receive the COVID Vaccine?

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

Posted: January 13th, 2021

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Since the first vaccines were administered in mid-December, employers and employees alike have questioned whether the workplace can require vaccination […]

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2021 Changes to Minimum Wage and Overtime Exempt Salary Threshold

By: Vincent Costa, Esq. email

Posted: December 2nd, 2020

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It is that time of the year again. 2021 is nearly here and New York State has once again increased […]

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New York State Enacts Paid Sick Leave Law

By: Christine Malafi, Esq. email

Posted: December 2nd, 2020

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Updated guidance was issued by New York State on January 20, 2021. Learn more here. On April 3, 2020, during […]

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