Client Memos

KEEPING YOU INFORMED… This week Governor Hochul signed legislation requiring certain meeting minutes to be posted on a public body’s website if the public body “maintains a regularly and routinely updated website and utilizes a high-speed internet connection.” Minutes of an open meeting must be posted...

KEEPING YOU INFORMED… Effective October 5, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor’s joint employer rule (“the Rule”), adopted by the prior administration, will be rescinded. The Rule included, among other things, a four-factor test that narrowly interpreted the definition of a “joint employer” pursuant to the...

KEEPING YOU INFORMED… We are writing to advise you that yesterday, Governor Hochul signed legislation authorizing public bodies to hold public meetings remotely and without in-person access effective immediately. This authorization will expire on January 15, 2022.The new law allows public bodies to hold a public...