Client Memos

KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing to remind you that, effective today, employers will have to utilize a newI-9 Form and the Department of Homeland Security will no longer accept older versions of it. Links to the new form in both electronic and paper form, as...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… Governor Cuomo recently signed legislation immediately banning the use of electronic cigarettes on all public and private school grounds throughout the State. “School grounds,” for purposes of the ban, includes any building, structure and surrounding outdoor grounds contained within the property of a...

KEEPING YOU INFORMED… The New York State Education Department recently issued a guidance memo to all school districts and BOCES clarifying the impact of half days upon the 180 session days required to receive the full amount of State aid.  That memo is available at: https://stateaid.nysed.gov/attendance/sched_halfdays_180_days_of_session.htm....

KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing to update you regarding the litigation challenging NYSHIP’s Policy Memorandum 122r3. The NYSHIP memo prohibits participating employers and agencies from allowing buyouts from a NYSHIP plan for employees who were enrolled in other NYSHIP coverage during the buyout period. The...