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On May 14, 2021, Sharon N. Berlin, Esq. presented on a panel on the topic "Returning to In-Person Work in the COVID-19 Era" at the Long Island Chapter Labor and Employment Relations Association's Spring Conference.  Alyssa L. Zuckerman, Esq. is a Conference Chair and was be...

KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing to advise you that the NYS Department of Labor (“DOL”) has published guidance about the COVID-19 vaccination paid leave law in the form of “Frequently Asked Questions.”[1]As explained in our March 16, 2021 memorandum, NYS recently passed laws requiring public...

On June 24, 2021, Sharon N. Berlin, Esq. will co-present on the topic, “How to Use Section 913 Examinations and Respond to Accommodation Requests Effectively,” at the live virtual 20th Annual School Attorney Law Conference sponsored by the NYS Association of School Attorneys.  This presentation...

KEEPING YOU INFORMED… Governor Cuomo has signed into law the Marijuana[1] Regulation and Taxation Act (“the Act”). Through its enactment, New York State legalized the recreational use of cannabis[2] products by adults who are 21 years of age or older and made changes to the existing...

KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing to provide you with information regarding the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA). This memorandum will provide a summary of: (1) the ARPA’s provisions regarding the voluntary extension of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act’s (FFCRA’s) Emergency Paid Sick...