NJ Law Journal Honors Christine Michelle Duffy

November 7, 2017 — In its biennial article on Diverse Attorneys of the Year, the New Jersey Law Journal honored Pro Bono Partnership Senior Staff Attorney Christine Michelle Duffy, and included Christine’s thoughts on the importance of diversity. This year’s award recognized 15 individuals for “excellence among diverse attorneys in New Jersey.” Read the article here.

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Legal Alert: NY Minimum Wage and Minimum Weekly Salaries for Executive & Administrative Exemption Increase December 31, 2017

On December 31, 2017 the New York minimum wage, and the minimum weekly salary threshold for the executive and administrative exemptions under New York State wage and hour law, will each increase as follows: Minimum Wage Minimum Weekly Salary for Executive & Administrative Exemption (regardless of number of hours worked) Employers in NYC with 11…

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Legal Alert: New York Paid Family Leave Law: State-Issued Leave Forms Now Available

Effective January 1, 2018, New York will implement the Paid Family Leave Law (“PFLL”) which will provide paid leave time for qualifying employees to bond with a newborn or newly placed adopted or foster child, to care for a qualifying family member with a serious health condition, and to assist family members who are deployed…

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Legal Alert: New Jersey Minimum Wage to Increase in 2018 and Mandatory Notices Reminder

Nonprofits should note that the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDLWD) has announced that New Jersey’s minimum hourly wage will increase sixteen cents on January 1, 2018, to $8.60. Also, with the end of 2017 fast approaching, Pro Bono Partnership wants to remind nonprofits of the notices that they might need to hand out…

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Legal Alert: Connecticut Real Estate & Personal Property Tax Exemption Form M-3 Due 11/1/17

Please see the important information below regarding Form M-3, which you must file with your Town Tax Assessor by November 1 to preserve (or secure) property tax exemption for real and personal property owned by your nonprofit. Nonprofit organizations that qualify for exemption from Connecticut town taxes on real property or personal property are required to…

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Pro Bono Partnership 20th Anniversary Highlights

Thank you to our more than 600 supporters who celebrated the Partnership’s 20th Anniversary last Thursday at Cipriani! Together, we honored the Pro Bono Partnership Founders, including General Electric Company, Richard Hobish, Founding Executive Director, and ACC Westchester/ Southern Connecticut. We also presented Hon. Jonathan Lippman with the inaugural Lifetime Pro Bono Award, and celebrated…

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