Client Memos

Pursuant to the requirements of the Dignity for All Students Act ("DASA" or the "Act") which takes effect on July l,20l2,the Board of Regents recently approved an amendment to section 100.20) of the Commissioner's Regulations related to existing Codes of Conduct in public schools....

As this year's budget vote grows near, school districts are continuing to explore ways to reduce costs and increase revenue. This memorandum outlines the key procedures for two viable and tangible options - selling or leasing unneeded real property....

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… On February 16, 2012, an agreement on a proposal to modify the APPR law (Education Law §3012-c) was reached by the Governor, the State Education Department (“SED”) and the New York State United Teachers.  Legislation to implement this agreement will be submitted with...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… This memorandum shares with you the Budget Vote and School Board Election timeline that highlights the important dates in 2012.THIS MEMORANDUM IS MEANT TO ASSIST IN GENERAL UNDERSTANDING OF THE CURRENT LAW AND MAY CONSTITUTE ATTORNEY ADVERTISING. IT IS NOT TO BE REGARDED AS...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… This memorandum discusses the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act, legislation amending the New York Labor Law that became effective on April 9, 2011, and the guidance recently published by the Department of Labor regarding compliance with the Act.THIS MEMORANDUM IS MEANT TO...