Pro Bono Partnership Announces Volunteers of the Year

March 21, 2018, White Plains, NY — Pro Bono Partnership (the Partnership) will be celebrating its Volunteers of the Year at regional events hosted throughout its service area in April and May. Pro Bono Partnership is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works with corporate and law firm attorneys to provide free legal services to other nonprofits in…

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New Decade, New Chapter at the Partnership

Dear Friends, I’m thrilled to be writing you for the first time as Executive Director of Pro Bono Partnership! While I’m new to the position, I’m not new to the Partnership and its mission. As Director of the New Jersey program for the last 12 years, I’m intimately familiar with the difference the Partnership makes…

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Pro Bono Partnership Names Nancy Eberhardt, Esq. New Executive Director

January 30, 2018, White Plains, NY — The Pro Bono Partnership (the Partnership) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has appointed Nancy Eberhardt, Esq. as the organization’s Executive Director. Eberhardt started her tenure at the Partnership in 2003 as a staff attorney, and served as the New Jersey Program Director since 2005. “Nancy brings…

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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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