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On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule that the agency estimates will make 1.3 million …

In June, New York eliminated exemptions based on religious belief from the state’s requirement that children receive certain vaccinations as a …

For over 45 years, New York’s Freedom of Information Law (“FOIL”) has given individuals the right to obtain copies of records maintained …

On February 13, 2019, I appeared and spoke at a Public Service Commission (“PSC”) hearing on the Con Edison Natural Gas Moratorium. …

Article 81 Guardianships can be a helpful tool for planning for a loved one’s care.  However, it is often the case that …

While you may be tempted to rush to court to seek justice, it is important to first exhaust all other avenues of …

We all strive to meet the costs of day to day living and to build and protect our wealth for our families.  …

If you are a private sector employer in the state of New York with at least 1 employee, on January 1, 2018 …

Sexual harassment is a term that describes unwelcomed sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and/or other verbal or physical conduct of a …

Determining whether individuals are “independent contractors” or “employees” can be tricky. Yet the stakes are high, as a misclassification can lead to …

In reading the news, it is probable that students in New York State will seek to protest surrounding issues of school safety …

Each year, the American Society of News Editors and Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press organizes what is known as “Sunshine …

Only three states, New Jersey, Maine and Colorado, require schools to permit students to use medical marijuana in school in accordance with …

In two recent cases, the Appellate Division, Second Department, overturned determinations that a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) was not required under …

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