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Last week, this firm issued a Legal Alert to our school law clients addressing questions related to the COVID-19 vaccinations. Recently, a question has been raised relating to whether a school district could require vaccinations without bargaining such a mandate with bargaining units. Our position at the time that the Legal Alert was released was [...]
On Wednesday, January 27, 2021, Steven A. Schurkman will present an online event "Estate Planning/Elder Law 101" hosted by the Tuckahoe Public Library. The virtual program will focus on elder law and an introduction to aging issues and planning for the future. Steven Schurkman has 40 years experience in the practice of law, focusing in [...]
On January 21, 2021 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Stephanie L. Burns will participate on the panel of The Lower Hudson Special Education Task Force's webinar "Codes of Conduct and Rights & Responsibilities of Students with Disabilities" to address issues such as: What is a Code of Conduct? How can students and families learn [...]
New York State’s COVID-19 vaccination roll-out plan has reached the level where school personnel are now eligible to receive the vaccine. The availability of the vaccine has raised a number of questions for our clients, which we wish to address herein. Q1: Can a school district mandate that employees receive the COVID-19 vaccination? Yes, with [...]
First Time PPP Loan Recipients On December 27,2020, a new COVID relief bill was signed into law changing the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to make some businesses eligible for a “second” PPP loan and expand the pool of possible “first” PPP loan recipients.  Last week, the SBA announced that the PPP will re-open on January [...]
Keane & Beane is thankful this holiday season for its many accomplishments in 2020. In honor of its 40th anniversary and recognizing that our success was due in large part by our Hudson Valley community, Keane & Beane is giving back. We have made monetary donations to several local food banks and donated Chromebooks to [...]
Keane & Beane Member Jennifer L. Gray will Co-Chair the 2021 New York State Bar Association Environmental & Energy Law Section Virtual Annual Meeting. The Program will kick-off on January 26, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. with an introduction from Keane & Beane Member and Section Chair, Nicholas M. Ward-Willis and end with the Section Agency [...]
We wish all of our clients, colleagues and friends a joyous holiday season and a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year! 2020 marked the occasion of the Firm’s 40th anniversary.  Although our celebratory plans took an unexpected turn due to the pandemic, we look forward to observing this achievement when conditions permit. In the meantime, [...]
Joel Sachs contributed to a New York State Bar Association article by Matthew Krumholtz "What the Biden Administration Will Mean for Lawyers" published on December 8, 2020: “I think there will be much more of an alignment between the state environmental protection efforts and the federal environmental protection efforts once the Biden administration comes into [...]
On December 16, 2020, Keane & Beane Principal, Nicholas Ward-Willis, as the Section's Chair, hosted a New York State Bar Association, Environmental & Energy Law Section Social Hour and meet the Section Officers.
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