Recent Publications - Daniel M. Bernstein


New York Paid Family Leave: Update of Available Forms
October 24, 2017 | Daniel M. Bernstein
We previously posted bulletins addressing an overview of employer and employee requirements under New York’s Paid Family Leave Act (the “Act”), which goes into effect January 1, 2018. (See http://www.rivkinradler.com/publications/regulations-issued-new-york-paid-family-leave-benefits-law/ and http://www.rivkinradler.com/publications/ny-workers-compensation-board-finalizes-paid-family-leave-regulations/.) Under the Act, employees who will not meet the minimum employment duration requirements to qualify for coverage will have the option of waiving …
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Can NY Employers Legally Terminate a Rally Protester?
September 14, 2017 | Brian M. Culnan | Daniel M. Bernstein
So you employ a white supremacist … Since August’s tragic events in Charlottesville, various social media feeds have identified protesters from the “Unite the Right” rally held on the University of Virginia campus. Several traditional media outlets have reported that subsequent public shaming of those identified as participants in the rally has caused companies to …
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NY Workers’ Compensation Board Finalizes Paid Family Leave Regulations
July 24, 2017 | Daniel M. Bernstein
As we previously reported (June 6, 2017), beginning January 1, 2018, private sector employees in New York State who meet the minimum employment-duration requirements will be eligible for paid family leave under New York’s Paid Family Leave (“PFL”) law. The PFL program will be funded by employees via mandatory payroll deductions – tacked onto existing …
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