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May 16, 2023

New York takes additional step to protect the rights of working mothers

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April 18, 2023

Update aims to ensure stronger protections for workers in New York by increasing employee awareness

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March 14, 2023

If New York passes a proposed bill enacting a moratorium on winter evictions, it could have a major impact on residential landlords statewide.

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March 9, 2023

A recent case before the Supreme Court challenged the rules governing overtime pay and the classification of exempt employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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February 1, 2023

New York has enacted a new law, NY Executive Law Section 135-c, which authorizes notaries to perform electronic notarial acts.

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January 20, 2023

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposed a rules change to outlaw the use of non-compete agreements between employers and employees. The proposed change is now open to a period of public comment before a final vote is cast.

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January 5, 2023

New law aims to level the playing field for employees seeking new employment opportunities.

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December 20, 2022

As the end of the calendar year approaches, it is natural to reflect on life, take stock of where you are and consider making plans for 2023 and beyond.

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November 30, 2022

Governor Hochul signed an expansion of the current law to take effect January 1, 2023.

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October 13, 2022

With the fourth quarter of 2022 here, it is time to consider how to be best positioned to minimize your tax liabilities before the end of the year

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September 1, 2022

New York's Scaffold Law is often thought to only cover construction workers. In reality, it covers many different types of workers injured in falls from elevated workspaces. 

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August 31, 2022

Court orders Wal-Mart to pay $4.4 million in case of racial profiling

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August 26, 2022

It is estimated that more than 22 million Americans lost their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Subsequently, record numbers of Americans chose to forgo searching for a new job in favor of starting their own business.

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August 16, 2022

If hackers breach your business, will you be able to weather the storm?

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August 3, 2022

Attorney Les Greenbaum has been covering the trademark issue surrounding Bills Mafia since 2020, and offers his latest update on where things stand.

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July 27, 2022

If signed into law by Governor Hochul, the new wage transparency law is expected to level the playing field for employees.

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July 21, 2022

A growing numnber of Americans have added cryptocurrency to their portfolios. If you are one of them, is your crypto properly accounted for in your estate plan? 

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July 15, 2022

Bill mandating liability policies include supplemental spousal liability coverage
awaits Gov. Hochul’s signature

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June 19, 2022

Though Ontario is less than a mile from our downtown Buffalo office, employment rules related to COVID-19 vary greatly between our two countries. These variances continue to change as our understanding of the virus evolves.

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June 6, 2022

Last week, the New York State Assembly passed a long overdue update to the laws governing the right to sue following a wrongful death.

Under current law, which dates back to centuries-old English common law, the family of a loved one who dies is limited in the scope of damages they can recover to simply economic damages.

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May 26, 2022

One of the core philosophies of our law firm is that we are here and ready to vigorously fight for our clients when trouble arises, but we work equally hard to help them avoid trouble before it starts.

Many issues, especially in the area of employment law, arise simply because the rules are complex and ever-changing, and employers may inadvertently run afoul of any number of regulations. 

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