Recent News - Employment & Labor
August 3, 2021 |
Brian Conneely was quoted in the Healthcare Risk Management article, “Healthcare Employers Can Mandate Vaccines, but Some Caution Necessary.”
Despite federal law prohibiting employers from requiring employees to take a vaccine, guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has indicated that healthcare employers can require their employees to take a COVID-19 vaccine.
Conneely discussesRead More
July 22, 2021 | |
On July 21, 2021, Tamika Hardy spoke at the Employment & NY Marijuana Legalization (MRTA) panel, presented by the Brooklyn branch of the NAACP.
The Brooklyn NAACP’s Justice Reform and Legal Redress Committees discussed the New York legalization of cannabis as it relates to employment.
Hardy discussed what recreational cannabis legalization means in the employmentRead More
June 30, 2021 |
Brian Conneely was interviewed by Newsday regarding new workplace health and safety requirements set forth in the NY HERO Act, which was created in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The NY HERO Act signed in May by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo will require employers to meet standards published by the NYS Department of Labor (DOL.)Read More
March 10, 2021 |
In a large fire loss subrogation action, John Robertelli obtained a dismissal for our client, a private equity investment group, who was alleged to be the owner of a property where a fire started and spread to a neighboring property, causing extensive damage.
Our client purchased the property in a foreclosure proceeding, didn’t take possessionRead More
February 25, 2021 |
The 2021 BOSS program will focus on the theme Planning for the Unexpected in Your Business. The second presentation, entitled Employment Lessons for 2021, covers the topic of legal requirements and obligations concerning employees.
The pandemic has taught us new ways of working, including managing a remote workforce. And a new administration, coupled with aRead More
February 17, 2021 |
John Diviney spoke with Newsday for the article “What businesses need to know about workplace posting compliance for remote workers.” The story details the guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage & Hour Division regarding worker notification in a time when many employees are remote.
John notes that the guidance clarifies “what do youRead More
December 9, 2020 |
Tamika Hardy and Ken Novikoff successfully secured summary judgment on behalf of our client, an accounting and tax firm that prepares personal, corporate and business tax returns and provides tax planning services. The judgment holds the defendant, a former employee of the firm, liable for his violation of a Confidential Nonsolicit and Noncompete Agreement (CNNA)Read More
November 19, 2020
We are proud to announce that Rivkin Radler was recognized in five categories of Long Island Business News’ Leadership in Law awards program. Here are the honorees:
Lifetime Achievement Award: Brian Conneely
Partner Award: Michael Heller
Counsel/Of Counsel Award: Andrea Sacks
Associate Award: Ada Janocinska
November 5, 2020
Rivkin Radler is pleased to announce that the Firm has been named to the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list for 2021. The Firm was ranked in the following regions and practice areas:
Metropolitan Tier 1
Albany: Health Care Law
Long Island: Elder Law, Health Care Law, Insurance Law, Litigation-Health Care, TrustsRead More
October 28, 2020 | | | | | | | | | | | | |
Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 23 attorneys were named to the 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 13 attorneys were named 2020 New York Metro Rising Stars. Following is a list of attorneys, the practice areas for which they were recognized, and the years they were included in Super Lawyers.Read More
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