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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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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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New York Continues to Update its Employment Laws

By: Christine Malafi, Esq. email

Posted: August 7th, 2019

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On July 10, 2019, Governor Cuomo signed into law two new bills amending New York’s labor and employment requirements. These […]

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The Difference between Employees and Independent Contractors, and Why All Businesses Should Know It

By: Christine Malafi, Esq. email

Posted: July 1st, 2019

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Many companies employ independent contractors to supplement their workforce. By using independent contractors, businesses can minimize expenses from health insurance […]

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ADA Accessibility for Websites

By: Christine Malafi, Esq. email

Posted: June 14th, 2019

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The Internet has become a necessity for the marketing and promotion of businesses, services, and merchandise. An evolving legal issue […]

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The RISE Act: Suffolk County Bans Inquiring About Salary History

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq. email

Posted: June 13th, 2019

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Suffolk County employers, take note: effective June 30, 2019, employers in the county will be barred from asking about a […]

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Recent Changes in New York Election Law and How They Affect Your Business

By: Christine Malafi, Esq. email

Posted: May 7th, 2019

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Employers, take note: New York State’s Election Law was recently amended as part of the state’s fiscal year 2020 budget […]

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2019 Changes to Minimum Wage and Overtime Exempt Salary Threshold

By: Vincent Costa, Esq. email

Posted: December 31st, 2018

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Another year has come and gone. As we usher in 2019, business owners should know that New York State has […]

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