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  • Service and Emotional Support Animals in Office Buildings in New York City
    September 12, 2019

    What rights do employees of tenants or other occupants of office buildings have to bring service animals and emotional support animals into New York City office buildings? What rules and restrictions can the owners of office buildings impose? What questions are building owners permitted to ask about the animal and its owner? Are there any limits on the types of animals that owners must permit in their building?

  • Laurent Drogin and David Kleinmann Author Association of Corporate Counsel Article on Restrictive Covenants – Choosing Between New Jersey and New York Law for Multi-State Employers
    July 12, 2019

    Labor and Employment chair Laurent Drogin and partner David Kleinmann authored an article featured in the Association of Corporate Counsel’s summer 2019 newsletter titled, “Restrictive Covenants – Choosing Between New Jersey and New York Law for Multi-State Employers.” In the article, Laurent and David discuss restrictive covenants for employers with employees in both New York and New Jersey.

  • Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Top 10 Legal Alerts from the First Half of 2019
    June 25, 2019

    As we head into summer, we would like to share with you some of our most popular legal alerts from the first half of 2019. Our top-read alerts range from construction, labor and employment, tax, corporate and securities, immigration, cooperatives and condominiums, commercial leasing, real estate, litigation and intellectual property, reflecting the broad array of our full-service practice. We hope that our alerts have been valuable to you and your colleagues, and demonstrate our commitment to providing helpful information to you.

  • Employers of Home Health Aides Can Sleep Easy Tonight – the “13-Hour Rule” Has Been Upheld!
    April 2, 2019

    Home health aides are often hired through a health care agency to work 24-hours shifts caring for elderly or infirm family members. But what about the law requiring employers to pay overtime where an employee works more than 40-hours in a workweek? The New York State Department of Labor's (DOL) "13-hour rule" has been standard in the home health care industry since at least March 2010, when the DOL issued an opinion letter on this issue. The DOL opined that home health aides working 24-hour "live-in" or "sleep-in" shifts need only be paid for 13 working hours as long as they receive three hours for meals and an eight-hour sleep period, five hours of which must be uninterrupted, during each shift.

  • Are Some Salaried Employees Earning $100,000+ per Year Entitled to Overtime? "Yes," Says the U.S. Department of Labor
    March 14, 2019

    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has just proposed new overtime rules to replace those that were presented during the Obama administration, but frozen by the courts after the 2016 election. Since this new story broke, much has been written about it in the media. But most reports have buried the lead.


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