Legal Alert: New York State Enacts New Legislation Expanding Anti-Harassment Laws to Non-Employees, Requiring Anti-Harassment Training & Policies, & More

On April 12, 2018, Governor Cuomo expanded an employer’s obligations under the New York Labor Laws. Laws Prohibiting Sexual Harassment Laws Now Apply To Non-Employees Effective immediately, the New York State Human Rights Law has been expanded to prohibit sexual harassment against certain non-employees, including, but not limited to: contractors, subcontractors, vendors, consultants or other…

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Pro Bono Partnership Names Christine Michelle Duffy, Esq. New Jersey Program Director

May 22, 2018, White Plains, NY — Pro Bono Partnership (the Partnership) is pleased to announce the promotion of Christine Michelle Duffy, Esq. to New Jersey Program Director. Christine has been with the Partnership for 11 years as Senior Staff Attorney in the New Jersey office. In this new capacity, Christine will continue to provide direct legal services…

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Partnership News and Highlights from Volunteer Events

Pro Bono Partnership is able to provide essential legal services to nonprofits in the tristate area at no charge because of our dedicated and tireless volunteers. So, it was with great pleasure that we honored our volunteers at three regional events: April 17 in White Plains, April 24 in Parsippany, and May 1 in Hartford….

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Legal Alert: Westchester County, New York Passes Bill Prohibiting Employers From Asking About Prior Salary History

ACTION REQUIRED: New law effective July 9, 2018 On Tuesday, April 10, 2018, Westchester County Executive George Latimer signed the Wage History Anti-Discrimination Bill, which prohibits employers in Westchester County, New York from inquiring about a job applicant’s prior salary history. The bill will become law on Monday, July 9, 2018.  What should you do now?…

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Pro Bono Partnership Announces Volunteers of the Year

March 21, 2018, White Plains, NY — Pro Bono Partnership (the Partnership) will be celebrating its Volunteers of the Year at regional events hosted throughout its service area in April and May. Pro Bono Partnership is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works with corporate and law firm attorneys to provide free legal services to other nonprofits in…

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New Decade, New Chapter at the Partnership

Dear Friends, I’m thrilled to be writing you for the first time as Executive Director of Pro Bono Partnership! While I’m new to the position, I’m not new to the Partnership and its mission. As Director of the New Jersey program for the last 12 years, I’m intimately familiar with the difference the Partnership makes…

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Pro Bono Partnership Names Nancy Eberhardt, Esq. New Executive Director

January 30, 2018, White Plains, NY — The Pro Bono Partnership (the Partnership) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has appointed Nancy Eberhardt, Esq. as the organization’s Executive Director. Eberhardt started her tenure at the Partnership in 2003 as a staff attorney, and served as the New Jersey Program Director since 2005. “Nancy brings…

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