Client Memos

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… Last night, Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.7 modifying Order 202.6 to require all businesses and not-for-profit entities in New York State (collectively, “businesses”), other than those defined as “essential,” to the maximum extent possible, and by March 21 at 8 p.m., to...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… Please find below information regarding the Executive Order issued by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Friday, March 13, 2020 (Executive Order 202.2).Suspension of Waiting Periods for Unemployment Insurance ClaimantsExecutive Order 202.2 suspends the provision of the Labor Law requiring a one-week waiting period...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We wish to provide you with important information regarding the mandatory suspension of student instruction and extracurricular functions/activities within public and private school buildings for Nassau and Suffolk Counties and recent guidance from the New York State Education Department (SED) concerning several issues...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing to share the most-updated information and best practice recommendations regarding the recent spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to the United States and our local communities.Excluding Students or Staff from School Buildings and School ClosuresOn March 9, 2020, the NYS...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… Valentine’s Day has the unique ability to kindle, or rekindle, social/romantic connections among coworkers. In fact, chances are that at least two employees in your workforce have plans to celebrate this Valentine’s Day together. The following are a few best practices for handling...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing to advise you that, effective May 1, 2020, employers must use the new Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification (version 10/21/2019) issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Employers may start using the new version now and can only use...