Employment & Labor

Conneely Comments on NY HERO Act in Newsday
June 30, 2021 | Employment & Labor

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.)

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Business Owners Seminar Series: Employment Lessons for 2021
February 25, 2021 | Employment & Labor

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 a

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Diviney Provides Perspective on Workplace Postings for Remote Employees
February 17, 2021 | Employment & Labor

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 you

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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers
October 28, 2020 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Appeals | Bankruptcy | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Employment & Labor | General Liability | Health Services | Professional Liability | Insurance Coverage | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Medical Malpractice Defense | Trusts & Estates

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.

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Diviney Speaks to Newsday on New DOL Guidance
October 8, 2020 | Employment & Labor

John Diviney was quoted in the Newsday article, “DOL releases guidance on tracking remote employee hours.”

The article discusses how tracking normal workday hours can become more complicated for some employers as COVID-19 has increased the number of people working from home. The U.S. Department of Labor recently released guidance that highlights employers’ responsibility to

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Hardy Quoted in Business News Daily
September 25, 2020 | Employment & Labor

Tamika Hardy was quoted in a Business News Daily article, “Should You Hire At-Will Employees?”

The article discusses the pros and cons of hiring at-will employees and the strategies for hiring and terminating at-will employees.

Click here to read the full article.

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6 Rivkin Radler Partners to Present at USLAW Virtual Retreat
September 21, 2020 | Directors & Officers Liability | Employment & Labor | General Liability | Intellectual Property | Corporate | Professional Liability | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Appeals | Bankruptcy | Commercial Litigation

Six attorneys from Rivkin Radler will be speakers at USLAW Network’s virtual retreat, which takes place September 30 through October 9. The retreat is intended for general counsel, in-house counsel, heads and managers of claims and risk, C-suite executives, and other legal decision makers.

The program will cover issues beyond COVID-19, projecting what the future

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18 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America© – 4 Named ‘Lawyer of the Year’
August 26, 2020 | Commercial Litigation | Construction | Employment & Labor | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Trusts & Estates | Appeals

The prestigious Best Lawyers in America has included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings for 2021. For the first time, four Rivkin attorneys, all based in the firm’s Long Island office, have been named Lawyer of the Year:

Attorney                                Practice Area

Barry I. Levy                           Litigation-Health Care

Brian S. Conneely                  Employment Law-Management

Wendy H.

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Newsday Quotes Diviney on COVID-19 OSHA Guidance
July 13, 2020 | Employment & Labor

John Diviney was interviewed for the Newsday article, “Small Business: Companies face recording requirements for COVID-19.” The story discusses updated guidance issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to employers regarding their responsibility for recording coronavirus cases and determining whether they are work-related.

To read the article, click here.

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Diviney to be Featured on LIBN Webinar on Reopening the Economy during COVID
June 23, 2020 | Employment & Labor

John Diviney will be featured on LIBN|NOW, the Long Island Business News’ weekly livestream, on Thursday, June 25, 2020 from 12:30 to 1:00pm.

The program is an interactive Q&A and will discuss what businesses need to know to stay ahead of the curve as Long Island reopens.

Register here for free.

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