Client Memos

KEEPING YOU INFORMED… With Valentine’s Day upon us and love in the air, we would like to offer an overview of potential legal issues that may arise from workplace romances, as well as some of the best practices that employers should consider adopting when dealing with...

KEEPING YOU INFORMED… "Okay campers, rise and shine and don't forget your booties 'cause it's coooold out there today!'”[1]Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow this morning, so it looks like we’re in for a long winter! Now that we have shared this completely reliable winter forecast, we...

KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing to remind you that, effective January 21, 2017, employers will have to utilize a new I-9 Form, and the Department of Homeland Security will no longer accept older versions of the I-9 Form.  This new “smart” form is available at...

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...