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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Legal Alert: New York Makes Further Amendments to Its Not-for-Profit Corporation Law

February 21, 2017 — In late 2016, New York State enacted another round of amendments to its Not-for-Profit Corporation Law.  This is the latest in a series of changes to the NPCL that began with the Nonprofit Revitalization Act of 2013.  The 2016 Amendments are meant to streamline some of the more burdensome requirements of the Revitalization…

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Legal Alert: IRS Deadline Moved Up to January 31, 2017

January 13, 2017 — In  accordance with the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, employers and small businesses must now file their annual Forms W-2 and, with respect to independent contractors, Forms 1099-Misc by no later than January 31 each year. For more information, please see the IRS’s Employers Face New Jan. 31…

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Legal Alert: Changes to the New York State Salary Threshold Effective 12/31/16

December 28, 2016 — Yesterday, the New York Department of Labor adopted new wage orders that will increase the weekly salary threshold for the executive and administrative exemptions from the current $675 per week to the varying levels listed below. These changes will go into effect on December 31, 2016. The new salary thresholds in…

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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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