Employment & Labor

Novikoff Speaks to Morningstar about Amazon
January 3, 2020 | Employment & Labor
Ken Novikoff was interviewed about Amazon’s alleged threats to fire workers who complained to the media about the company’s environmental stance. Ken noted that the First Amendment does not extend to jobs with private employers, of which Amazon is one. To read the article, click here. …
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Rivkin Radler Elects 5 New Partners
January 2, 2020 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Commercial Litigation | Employment & Labor | General Liability | Health Services | Insurance Fraud | Banking
Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Michelle A. Bholan,  James R. Finn, Tamika N. Hardy, Steven T. Henesy and Joshua D. Smith have been elected Partners. “These attorneys are excellent advocates in their respective practice areas who are deeply committed to serving our clients,” Krinick said. “We …
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Rivkin Radler Recognized in U.S. News’ Best Law Firms List
November 1, 2019 | Commercial Litigation | Trusts & Estates | Appeals | Employment & Labor | Health Services | Insurance Coverage
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 2020. The Firm was ranked in the following regions and practice areas: Metropolitan Tier 1 Long Island: Insurance Law, Litigation-Healthcare Metropolitan Tier 2 Albany: Health Care Law Long Island: …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers
September 12, 2019 | Employment & Labor | General Liability | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Insurance Fraud | Intellectual Property | Medical Malpractice Defense | Corporate | Banking | Tax | Directors & Officers Liability | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Professional Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Trusts & Estates | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Appeals | Bankruptcy | Commercial Litigation | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Construction
UNIONDALE, NY – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 28 attorneys were named to the 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and eight attorneys were named 2019 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 …
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18 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America®
August 15, 2019 | Health Services | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Trusts & Estates | Appeals | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Employment & Labor | Insurance Coverage
Uniondale, New York – August 15, 2019 – The prestigious Best Lawyers in America has included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2020.  Attorneys from the firm’s Albany, Hackensack and Uniondale offices were included. The lawyers listed, their offices and the categories of law in which they are listed, are as follows: Albany, …
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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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Lewis Remarks on Rude Emails in Newsday
March 11, 2019 | Employment & Labor
On March 10, 2019, Shari Lewis was quoted in the Newsday article, “Curbing Rudeness in Workplace Communications.” The article discusses the far-reaching effects of workplace incivility, which often manifests in emails. Shari noted that, above all, firms should “have a policy that encourages civility,” and that policy should spell out acceptable conduct and social media/electronic …
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Novikoff and Casalini Obtain Preliminary Injunction for R&G Brenner Income Tax
February 22, 2019 | Commercial Litigation | Employment & Labor
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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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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