Client Memos

The Affordable Care Act (“the ACA”) established minimum standards for health insurance plans. One of those standards is prohibiting an individual who is otherwise eligible for health insurance coverage from waiting more than 90 days for coverage to become effective. This memorandum addresses...

With Valentine’s Day around the corner and love in the air, it is only fitting that we offer an overview of the potential legal issues that may arise because of workplace romances, as well as some of the best practices that employers should consider adopting...

With the recent increase in on-site investigations by the United States Department of Labor (“the DOL”) concerning employer compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), we would like to clarify some of the law’s requirements that cause confusion among many employers. ...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… On January 25, 2013, the United States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights issued a “Dear Colleague” letter to clarify and communicate schools’ responsibilities under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (“Section 504”) regarding the provision of extracurricular athletics to...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… Governor Cuomo recently signed a bill amending General Municipal Law Section 103 to clarify the bidding requirements for school districts and municipalities that wish to purchase devices, materials, equipment and supplies, and their related maintenance services through contracts awarded by other federal, state,...