Client Memos

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… As New York State’s October 9, 2019 deadline to train all employees on workplace sexual harassment prevention approaches, we are writing to inform you of yet another set of major changes to the New York State anti-harassment and discrimination legal landscape. Key components...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing to inform you that, on August 16, 2019, the New York State Department of Health and Office of Children and Family Services issued emergency regulations that immediately took effect regarding immunization requirements. These regulations are intended to clarify and strengthen...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing to advise you that the New York State Board of Elections recently published “frequently asked questions” regarding Election Law Section 3-110 (“the Law”), which now requires all employers to provide employees with up to three hours of paid time off...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing to inform you of a recent decision issued by the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department, reconfirming that probationary employees are entitled to receive credit toward satisfying their probationary period for time during which they are on...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing to inform you of legislation affecting school districts and BOCES that was adopted as part of the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Budget. I.    Sub-fund for anticipated future New York Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS) obligations The Budget amends General Municipal Law (GML) §...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing to inform you of a recent amendment to the New York Election Law that was included in the State’s 2019-2020 Budget and is now in effect. Election Law Section 3-110 now requires employers to provide employees with up to three...