The Pro Bono Partnership Pundit: The “Duty to Read”

September 26, 2017 — This post was originally published on The Dodge Blog by Christine Michelle Duffy, Esq., Senior Staff Attorney, New Jersey Program. Nonprofit trustees and officers have three legal duties, and Christine proposes adding a fourth that would apply to them as well as to anyone responsible for contracts: the duty to read.  Learn more.

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LEGAL ALERT: Connecticut Expands Protections for Pregnant Employees – Action Required

On October 1, 2017, Connecticut will enact a new law titled An Act Concerning Pregnant Women in the Workplace (the “Act”). The Act makes it an unlawful practice to discriminate against an employee or job applicant on the basis of her pregnancy in the terms or conditions of her employment or to limit, segregate, or…

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LEGAL ALERT: NEW YORK PAID FAMILY LEAVE LAW PAYROLL CONTRIBUTIONS MAY BEGIN JULY 1, 2017

On January 1, 2018, New York State will implement a new Paid Family Leave Benefits Law (PFL). The PFL will apply to most employers – including nonprofit employers – and will provide qualifying employees with paid family leave or sick leave, and job reinstatement when the employee returns to work. Examples of situations for which…

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Volunteer of the Year 2016 Highlights

Pro Bono Partnership is able to provide essential, free legal services to nonprofits in the tristate area because of our wonderful volunteer attorneys. So, it was with great pleasure that we celebrated in New York on April 19, in New Jersey on April 28, and in Hartford, CT last Thursday at our final regional Volunteers…

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