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Ransomware and your business

Businesses that put security plans in place ahead of time can avoid ransomware threats from ever occurring in the first place.

How to build an effective board of directors for a not-for-profit...

Congratulations, you are a new member of a board of directors. Now what? Know your role Often, directors are thrown into the proverbial hot (board) seat...

Former federal prosecutor David X. Sullivan joins McCarter & English

Sullivan was not certain if he would run for elected office again.

Smith Legacy Law opens in Greenwich; offers trust and estate planning...

"There are not a lot of trust and estate litigators that have deep planning experience, or vice versa, and not a lot of law firms that do both, so we are unique in that regard," said Jason Smith. "We have a familiar, excellent bench of very seasoned professionals who contribute a lot to both sides of the house.”

Reopening the office: A guide for employers

Lawyer Jeffrey D. Buss clarifies the legal guidelines — both state and federal — regarding vaccine requirements in the workplace and maintaining a safe working environment in light of Covid-19 reopening efforts. 

Jonna Spilbor: How to build a better business

Whenever I find myself taking a trip down “memory lane,” I find myself lingering on 2008. That was the year I leapt from the...

New NY law helps consumers hang up on telemarketers

Businesses that use telemarketing as part of their sales activities will have another state law with which they need to comply. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo...

County tightens protections for displaced workers

Local leaders of the union 32BJ SEIU, which has about 175,000 members in 11 states and Washington, D.C. -- including the Hudson Valley -- had been campaigning for tightening of the law after some union members found that its protections didn’t extend far enough.

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.