Legal Alert: New COVID-19 Federal and State Laws

Due to the overwhelming toll the COVID-19 coronavirus (“COVID-19”) is inflicting on the physical health of Americans and the health of the American economy, the federal government as well as many state governments have been taking action to try to stem the tide of the economic impact of COVID-19 on employees and employers. In this…

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Legal Alert: New York Enacts SHIELD ACT Effective March 21

In the wake of all the news, you may have lost sight of the increased data security and privacy requirements that will soon be imposed on New York businesses, including nonprofit organizations. As of March 21, 2020 any New York business or person that owns or licenses “private information” (defined below) will be subject to…

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Legal Alert: Developing a Flexible Approach to Navigating Coronavirus (COVID-19)

By now, you have certainly been provided much information about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and are trying to sort through and manage the new information that seems to be coming in on a minute-to-minute basis. As nonprofit organizations develop contingency plans to address their unique, dual role as employer and service provider, flexible response strategies…

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Legal Alert: Comprehensive Review of New Jersey Employment Law Changes in 2019-2020

During the past 13 months, the New Jersey legislature and governor were very busy changing a wide range of employment laws in the Garden State. For example, in January 2020 alone: A set of new laws was enacted that dramatically increase the penalties on employers and their owners, directors/trustees, officers, and managers for the misclassification…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Christine Malafi and Kyle Broderick, Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP

Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP (CMM), a corporate law firm with offices across Long Island, is a dedicated supporter of the Pro Bono Partnership. Christine Malafi is the chair of CMM’s corporate department and has been a member of the Pro Bono Partnership Long Island Advisory Committee for three years, joining shortly after our Long…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Blank Rome

Blank Rome attorneys have been volunteering with Pro Bono Partnership (PBP) for 15 years, during which time they have assisted over 50 clients with 70 unique legal matters in all three of the states that PBP serves-Connecticut, New Jersey and New York. Last year, Dade Thornton, an associate in Blank Rome’s Philadelphia office, assisted long-standing…

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Legal Alert: New Jersey Changed & Expanded Employment Laws

In 2019, there have been many significant changes to New Jersey law, especially involving employment law. Some of the changes have expanded employer liability. Below are summaries of several changes in and interpretations of law that are worthy of special mention. New Jersey Enacts One of the Strongest Wage Theft Laws in the Country New…

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