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New NY state law to combat workplace sexual harassment

Copyright (c) 2019 by Westfair Communications Inc. Legislation expanding worker protections against sexual harassment and other unlawful or discriminatory practices was signed into law today...

New NY law gives more protections for pets sold through stores

"If pet dealers are going to profit from the sale of living animals, they should at the very least adhere to basic standards of decency,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in signing the legislation.

State Sen. Shelley Mayer persists in pushing for prevailing wage law

Mayer has been a leading proponent of requiring developers who receive public money in connection with their projects to pay their nonunion workers at least the same wages and benefits they’d have to pay union workers.

Westchester County says Standard Amusements is in ‘irreparable breach’ of Playland...

The Business Journal obtained a copy of the letter that states that Standard Amusements for months failed to cure material breaches of the contract and did not engage in good faith negotiations with the county.

How to prove you’re not hired, fired or forced to retire...

If you are over 40 years old, age discrimination at work may start with teasing comments from co-workers like, “Must be nice to be so close to retirement,” but it’s no joke when you lose a job on the basis of your age, not your ability.

Awards to honor four lawyers and law student

The 12th annual Above the Bar Awards will be held June 5 at Whitby Castle on the grounds of the Rye Golf Club from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Deirdre M. Daly resigns as U.S. attorney for Connecticut

She was appointed by President Barack Obama and sworn in May 28, 2014.

Frederick named bar foundation fellow

Attorney Steven M. Frederick of Stamford was elected a 2017 Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation James W. Cooper Fellows Program.

Rockland County IT executive accused of bilking actors union investments of...

Enrico Rubano is accused of approving hundreds of false invoices to phony consulting companies.

Finn Dixon & Herling signs lease at Landmark Square in Stamford

The group will lease a 26,385-square-foot space at 6 Landmark Square in Stamford, a move about a quarter-mile down the road from its current office at 177 Broad St.

23 Domino’s to pay $448K for underpaying employees

New York pizza franchisees settle with Attorney General to pay 750 underpaid employees

New Yorkers to receive refund after antitrust e-book settlement

Publishers will compensate consumers in the state $11.5 million

Martin taps Emmett as Stamford legal chief

New director of legal affairs, like mayor-elect, takes office Dec. 1.

These detectives pack engineering degrees

A Westchester engineering firm works a specialty market in construction, insurance and litigation.

Lawsuit examines employer liability

Westport attorney Michael Koskoff and three colleagues are in Los Angeles as members of the Jackson family’s legal team in Katherine Jackson v. AEG Live