New Rules and Legislation

A universal vaccine mandate comes to New York employers courtesy of New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Compliance in Your Office

Effective this week, in accordance with the Commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s December 13, 2021 Order, all private employers with employees or workplaces

On January 1, 2022, an expansion of prevailing wage law in New York will become effective.  The new law will significantly increase the universe of construction projects subject to prevailing wage requirements.

In brief, when a project is subject to prevailing wage requirements, workers must be paid set hourly wage rates and hourly benefit amounts

From the start of the unprecedented closure of the New York State Courts to new, “non-essential” filings until yesterday, commercial tenants had no remedy against a landlord seeking to terminate a lease as a result of a covenants or payment default.  The so-called Yellowstone Injunction, named after a 1968 Court of Appeals case, has protected

A new law was recently signed by Governor Phil Murphy permitting “notarial acts” to be done remotely in New Jersey using “communication technology” during the ongoing State of Emergency in New Jersey as declared by the Governor under Executive Order No. 103.  Notarial acts include: taking acknowledgments; administering oaths and affirmations; executing jurats or other