Client Memos

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… Governor Cuomo recently signed a law providing a tax exemption for property that is owned by individuals who served in the armed forces from September 2, 1945 through December 26, 1991; i.e., the term of the “Cold War.”  School districts are authorized, but...

KEEPING YOU INFORMED… Governor Cuomo recently signed into law a bill requiring all school districts and BOCES to conduct periodic testing of potable water sources and systems to monitor potential lead contamination in occupied school buildings, and to develop and implement a lead remediation plan where...

KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing as a follow up to our June 17, 2016 client memo (copy attached) regarding the litigation challenging NYSHIP’s Policy Memorandum 122r3 (“the NYSHIP memo”).  The NYSHIP memo prohibits participating employers and agencies from allowing buyouts from a NYSHIP plan for...

KEEPING YOU INFORMED… According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), the total number of federal complaints for non-sexual harassment has dramatically increased since 2000, with employees in workplaces without policies reporting the highest levels of harassment.  To combat workplace harassment, it is critical to have...