Legal Alert: Proposed Changes to the New York State Salary Threshold for Administrative and Executive Exemptions

December 2, 2016 — By now most of you have likely heard that the proposed changes to the US Department of Labor’s overtime regulations have been enjoined by a federal district court in Texas. This means that the changes, which, in part, would have increased the salary threshold for the white collar exemptions (administrative, professional and…

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Legal Alert: New Jersey Charities Registration Update

July 27, 2016 — Beginning January 1, 2017, online filing of ALL New Jersey charity registrations and charity-related reporting will be mandatory. Currently, initial and renewal charity registrations, as well as other required reporting, may be filed online or by mail. As of January 1, 2017, all New Jersey charities that are required to be…

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Legal Alert: Court Issues Nationwide Injunction Over New Overtime Rules

November 23, 2016 — On Wednesday, November 23, a federal district court in Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction preventing the Department of Labor from implementing and enforcing its new overtime rules, which increases the salary threshold to qualify for the white collar exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act to $913/week. This means that, as of now, the…

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Why I Am Thankful

by Marcia Levy, Executive Director. Recently, I was reminded in a very special way of the positive impact of our work. On October 18, nearly 700 of us gathered at Pro Bono Partnership’s annual gala at Cipriani on 42nd Street. The evening was festive and electric with the buzz of pro bono good cheer! As…

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