Document(s) published by this organization: 7
|Dueling Appellate Departments: Differing Interpretations Of New York’s Prompt Payment Act|
Christopher Bradley Kinzel; Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation;
June 25, 2015, previously published on June 2015New York’s Prompt Payment Act (PPA) (General Business Law Section 756, et. Seq.) was enacted in 2003, and has remained in its current, amended version since 2009. Yet there have been surprisingly few cases addressing its application and enforcement. It was not until 2014 that the courts...
|New York Court Denies Class Action Status For Overnight Healthcare Workers And Upholds Employers’ Payment Of Thirteen Hours For A Twenty Four Hour Shift|
Alexander X. Saunders, Aaron C. Schlesinger; Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation;
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 2015On May 4, 2015, the Hon. David I. Schmidt, Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Kings County, issued a decision in Adriana Moreno, et al. v. Future Care Health Services, Inc., et al., Index No. 500569/13, denying class certifi cation sought by healthcare workers for a claim...
|The District of Columbia’s Newly Enacted Public-Private Partnership Act of 2013 (P3 Act) Establishes a Clear Procurement Process and Makes D.C. a Viable Market for Investors, Developers and Contractors Interested in Public-Private Partnership Projects.|
Michael Cox, Frank M. Rapoport, Michael C. Zisa; Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation;
April 24, 2015, previously published on March 2015As of March 11, 2015, a bill intended to expand opportunities for Public-Private Partnerships in the District of Columbia is now law. While public-private partnerships are not entirely new to D.C., they have been limited in number by a lack of regulatory guidance. The P3 Act is intended to...
|It’s About Time: NY’s Public Authorities Law §1744 (2) Is Amended to Provide That A Notice Of Claim Must Be Filed After the Claim is Denied|
Richard R. Volack, Charles E. Williams; Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation;
March 27, 2015, previously published on January 2015For years, the New York City School Construction Authority has denied numerous contractors the opportunity to recover sums due and owing for work performed because they failed to file a formal notice of claim within 90 days of when their damages were ascertainable, even if they didn’t know...
|Proposed Amendments to Chapter 558, Florida Statutes|
K. Stefan Chin; Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation;
March 27, 2015, previously published on January 2015The Associated General Contractors of America (“AGC”) will be seeking passage of a bill in 2015 which amends Chapter 558, Florida Statutes, Florida’s “Notice and Opportunity to Cure” statute.
|Construction Manager More at Risk?|
Warren E. Friedman; Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation;
December 12, 2014, previously published on November 2014The Massachusetts Superior Court issued an opinion this summer which expands the risk of doing business as a Construction Manager At-Risk (“CM@R”). That Massachusetts trial court ruled, in what it determined was a matter of fi rst impression, that a CM@R could not sue an owner for...
|New Executive Order Will Require Contractors to Disclose Labor Violations|
Lori Ann Lange; Peckar & Abramson, P.C.;
August 19, 2014, previously published on August 2014As part of his Year of Action, on July 31, 2014, President Obama signed the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. The Executive Order will require contractors who are bidding on federal government contracts in excess of $500,000 to disclose their federal and state labor law violations, as...