Client Memos

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5, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor’s joint employer rule (“the Rule”), adopted by the prior administration, will be rescinded.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...

KEEPING YOU INFORMED… As expected, the Governor issued an Executive Order[1] rescinding Executive Orders 202 through 202.111 (COVID-19-related suspensions and modifications of law) and 205 through 205.3 (quarantine restrictions on travelers arriving in New York) effective Friday, June 25, 2021. The Governor’s formal rescission of Executive...