Client Memos

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing to inform you about a recent change to the New York State Executive Law that became effective on February 24, 2019 affecting employee rights.The Gender Expression Nondiscrimination Act (GENDA) amends the so-called Human Rights Law to prohibit discrimination based...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… Even though the holiday spirit has worn off and “business as usual” has resumed, Valentine’s Day has the unique ability to kindle, or rekindle, social/romantic connections among coworkers. In fact, chances are that at least two employees in your workforce have plans to...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… Now that you are off and running with the start of 2019, it is a good time to hit “refresh” on your labor and employment-related practices to ensure that they are up-to-date and provide for efficient and effective management of your work force.Here...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… As you may know, it is important to periodically review the composition of your bargaining units to determine whether there are any employees who should be removed due to their “managerial” or “confidential” status. Employees who are formally designated as either “managerial” and/or...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“the ACA”) requires certain large employers to annually report whether and what health insurance coverage has been offered to full-time employees. The ACA also requires health care providers and employers providing self-insured coverage to report certain...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing to advise you that, effective December 22, 2018, New York school bus drivers will soon be subject to pre-employment and random drug and alcohol tests.The Vehicle and Traffic Law currently prohibits bus drivers from consuming or possessing drugs, controlled substances...