Recent News - Employment & Labor

Mulè to Host Eighth BOSS Program
April 17, 2019 | Employment & Labor | Corporate
On Thursday, May 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Michael Mulè will host the eighth program in the Business Owners Seminar Series (BOSS) at Rivkin Radler’s offices. Presented by immigration attorney Henry Mascia, the program will provide an overview of what you need to know about employing foreign workers. Topics covered include: How to avoid …
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Hardy Obtains Dismissal in Discrimination Case
March 13, 2019 | Employment & Labor
Tamika Hardy obtained dismissal on behalf of her client in a discrimination matter pending before the Division of Human Rights. The claimant asserted pregnancy, sex, disability  and national origin discrimination claims based on from  her termination two days after she returned from maternity leave.  The Division found that there was no probable cause to believe that …
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Novikoff and Casalini Obtain Preliminary Injunction for R&G Brenner Income Tax
February 22, 2019 | Employment & Labor | Commercial Litigation
Ken Novikoff and Rosalinde Casalini, after an evidentiary hearing, obtained a preliminary injunction in favor of R&G Brenner Income Tax, enjoining its former senior tax preparer in one of its Queens offices, for a period of two years, from soliciting and/or servicing any of its clients in that office. Additionally, the Supreme Court, Nassau County …
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Bruno Covers Risk Management at NYSBA CLE
February 14, 2019 | Professional Liability
On Monday, March 25, 2019, Jonathan Bruno will participate in the New York State Bar Association’s Legal Malpractice continuing legal education program. He will be speaking on the topic of Risk Management for Lawyers. For information and to register, click here. …
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Conneely Joins LIBDC Advisory Board
February 13, 2019 | Employment & Labor
Brian S. Conneely has been appointed to the Long Island Business Development Council’s (LIBDC) Advisory Board. Mr. Conneely is a Partner in Rivkin Radler Employment & Labor Practice Group. He has more than 30 years’ experience in employment law, labor law and employment-related litigation in federal and state courts as well as before federal, state, …
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Diviney Quoted in Newsday
December 26, 2018 | Employment & Labor
John Diviney was quoted in a Newsday article, “Handling embezzlement in the workplace.” “At some point you have to think about filing charges,” says Diviney. Diviney pointed out that in many cases that’s a viable alternative because the police and prosecutors may have better tools to handle the investigation than a company does. Your approach depends …
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4 Members of Rivkin Radler Receive Leadership in Law Awards
November 30, 2018
On November 20, 2018, William Cornachio, Cheryl Korman, Tamika Hardy and Laurie Bloom received a Leadership in Law award from Long Island Business News in the categories of Lifetime Achievement, Partner, Associate and Unsung Hero, respectively. The awards recognize individuals who demonstrate dedication, hard work, skill, tenacity and excellence, along with leadership qualities, in both the …
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Rivkin Radler in Best Law Firms Metro List
November 5, 2018 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Appeals | Trusts & Estates
UNIONDALE, NY – Rivkin Radler is pleased to announce that the Firm has been named to the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list for 2019. The Firm was ranked in the following regions and practice areas: Metropolitan Tier 1 Long Island: Insurance Law Metropolitan Tier 2 Albany: Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law, Litigation-Construction …
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Novikoff Quoted in MarketWatch
November 2, 2018 | Employment & Labor
Ken Novikoff was quoted in a MarketWatch article, “Want to stage a protest like Google workers?” Click here to read the article. …
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Robertelli Obtains Second Summary Judgment for Home Elevation Company
September 24, 2018 | Professional Liability
John Robertelli obtained a second dismissal of all negligence claims with prejudice made against a Home Elevation Company related to a dispute over work performed pursuant to a contract after the home was damaged by Superstorm Sandy. All claims for negligent workmanship were dismissed by the Honorable Daniel L. Weiss J.S.C. in Monmouth County who …
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