Legal Articles: Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.

 







Document(s) published by this organization: 9


Sort by:

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.”...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Adobe PDFNew York Adopts Significant Changes to Its Estate Tax and Trust Income Taxation Laws
Jayson J. R. Choi, Nathaniel L. Corwin, Patricia Galteri, Carmela T. Montesano; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 8, 2014, previously published on April 29, 2014
In response to concerns about the long term effects of high taxes on New York State’s economic health and competitiveness, Governor Cuomo last year established a commission charged with identifying ways of reducing the state and local tax burden imposed on Empire State residents and...

 

Adobe PDFNew York City Earned Sick Time Act
Andrew J. Turro; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 25, 2014, previously published on April 22, 2014
On April 1, 2014 the New York City Earned Sick Time Act, as amended, went in to effect. The recent amendments to the Act will require most private employers in New York City to provide their employees with up to 40 hours (five days) of paid sick leave per year. While many employers provide...

 

HTMLUnpaid Interns
Lois Carter Schlissel, Max H. Sicherman; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 23, 2014, previously published on April 21, 2014
The use of unpaid interns has been the subject of recent judicial scrutiny, causing informed employers to reconsider their internship programs. Restrictions placed on unpaid internships by courts and the Department of Labor (“DOL”) warrant careful consideration.