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COVID-19: What Employers Need to Know About the Coronavirus

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

An employer’s response to COVID-19 will vary by industry, location, and the extent to which employees are involved in business travel.  Hurwitz & Fine's update is a summary of some of the best practices for non-health care employers as well a brief discussion of employment laws implicated in responding to the latest coronavirus developments.

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New Employment Law Takes Effect: Section 194-A Wage and Salary History Inquiries Prohibited

Monday, January 6th, 2020

Labor & Employment updates on an important employment law.

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Expanded Pay Equity Law in NYS takes effect today

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Katherine L. Wood featured in October 8, 2019 Buffalo Rising article.

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Lawrence Ross Featured in Training Industry, Inc.

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

Interpersonal Relations and Behavioral Concerns in the Workplace" in September 4, 2019 Training Industry.

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Katherine L. Wood Featured in Buffalo Law Journal on what to watch out for with the sexual harassment prevention law

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

Labor & Employment was featured in the article "New law adds another wrinkle to harassment regs" in August 19, 2019 Buffalo Law Journal.

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New Sexual Harassment Prevention Law Enacted: What Employers Need to Know

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

The Governor has now signed bill SB 6577 into law which further amends the New York State Executive Law and significantly lessens the burden placed on employees who bring sexual harassment suits against their employers. 

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Another New Sexual Harassment Prevention Law: What Employers Need to Know

Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

Governor Cuomo is expected to sign another sexual harassment prevention bill into law in the imminent future. Like last year’s newly-enacted law, bill SB 6577 will further amend the New York State Executive Law and is intended to strengthen employee’s protections against sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Ann Evanko and Katherine Wood Featured in Best Lawyers

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

The article "Lecher Pays - Can Social Change Be Sped Up Via Legislation? A key provision of the recent tax-law overhaul, clearly written with #MeToo in mind, suggests it can" is featured in the Best Lawyers 2019 Business Edition - Women in the Law publication.

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Preventing and Protecting Against Physician Misconduct

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

No profession is immune from the spotlight that the #MeToo era has placed on the upsetting history of sexual misconduct bringing a call for stricter policies and procedures to prevent misconduct and swiftly investigate the same.

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Attorney Ann Evanko Featured in U.S. News & World Report

Friday, February 1st, 2019

Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. Attorney Ann Evanko weighs on on why it's important to hire and consult with an employment lawyer for individuals thinking of suing on a complaint of sexual discrimination in this week's U.S. News & World Report.

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