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HTMLDecember 2014 Amendments to Wage Theft Prevention Act Impact New York Employers
Lois Carter Schlissel, Max H. Sicherman; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on January 2, 2015
On December 29, 2014, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill amending New York’s Wage Theft Prevention Act (WTPA). The amendments, which will take effect upon the passage of a chapter amendment, eliminate the requirement that all New York employers provide detailed wage information to every...

 

HTMLIt's Not Enough to Have an IEP: It Must be Timely and Properly Implemented
Lynn M. Brown; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on March 6, 2015
Two recent decisions make it clear that a school district may not avoid its responsibility to provide learning disabled students with a free appropriate public education, commonly known as “FAPE,” merely by agreeing upon an individualized educational program or “IEP.”...

 

Adobe PDFPendency (A.K.A. “Stay Put”): An Important Right of Special Education Students
Lynn M. Brown; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 10, 2014, previously published on October 3, 2014
One of a special educaon student’s most important rights is that of pendency (a.k.a. “stay put”), which permits a student to stay in his last agreed- upon placement and/or continue to receive the last agreed-upon services while any challenge to a proposed Individualized Educaon...

 

Adobe PDFRestrictive Covenants: What You Should Know As an Employer and an Employee
Lynn M. Brown; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 10, 2014, previously published on October 3, 2014
Both employers and employees should know the basics about restrictive covenants, which open appear in employment contracts and are sometimes referred to as "covenants not to compete, or "non-competition" agreements. An example of a restrictive covenant is a contract provision that...

 

HTMLThe Ten Biggest Mistakes Business Owners Make In Closely Hold Companies
Erica B. Garay; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 25, 2014, previously published on July 21, 2014
Some “partners” or “shareholders” never enter into a formal, written agreement regarding their relationship to each other and to the Company. While New York law does not require such agreements among owners of “partnerships” and “corporations,” the...

 

HTMLHow Family-Owned Businesses Can Use Mediation and Arbitration
Erica B. Garay; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 25, 2014, previously published on July 21, 2014
Family-owned businesses are the backbone of our community. Most businesses in fact are family-owned, yet few succeed beyond the second generation. Can you buck this trend, and ensure that your family-owned business is preserved, relationships cultivated, and toxicity avoided? Or will you face a...