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KEEPING YOU INFORMED… Now that the President has signed Congress’ recently-passed COVID-19 relief bill, we are writing to advise you as to the status of the federal COVID-19 leaves (the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (“EPSLA”) and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (“EFMLEA”)),[1]...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing to advise you that, on December 15, 2020, Governor Cuomo signed into law long-awaited changes to the State’s Power of Attorney (POA) law. The new law (A.5630-A/S.3923-A), which takes effect on June 13, 2021, creates a presumption in favor of...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing to advise you that, due to the expected continuation of both travel-related cases and community contact transmission of COVID-19, the Governor has issued Executive Order 202.79, permitting public and non-public schools located within geographic areas designated by the Department of...

 The New York State Bar Association’s House of Delegates recently approved a resolution calling for the state to consider requiring residents be inoculated against Covid-19 based on guidelines established by public health experts, when available.  Bar President Scott M. Karson explains why in this December...