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James R. Grasso, Reopening Regulations Across New York

“Law Firm Helps Businesses Navigate Reopening Regulations Across New York,” Spectrum News, May 2020

James R. Grasso, Western New York Prepares for Reopening

“Four Things Western New York Businesses Can Do To Be Ready for the Reopening,” WKBW, May 2020

James R. Grasso, Keeping Workers Safe

“Consider Legal Items As Return To Work Ramps Up,” Buffalo Business First, Buffalo Law Journal, May 2020

Mulvehill, Marinaccio, Force Majeure Clauses

“Local Attorneys Weigh in on Force Majeure Clauses, Employment During COVID-19,” Rochester Business Journal, May 2020

James R. Grasso, Changes, Employee Time Off

“Changes Coming Thursday to Employee Time Off,” WKBW, April 2020

James R. Grasso, COVID-19, Fielding Legal Questions

“As Employers Field Legal Questions, Attorneys Say Communication and Flexibility Are Key,” Buffalo Business First, Buffalo Law Journal, March 2020

James R. Grasso, Coronavirus Dilemma

“Coronavirus Dilemma: For Some, a Choice Between Being Sick and Being Paid,” The Buffalo News, March 2020

James Grasso Discusses Pay Equity Laws

“Equal Grounds: Employers Must Do More to Promote Workplace Pay Equity,” Buffalo Law Journal, Buffalo Business First, December 2019

Amanda Lowe Discusses Labor Law Trends

“Labor Law Trending Toward More Discrimination Cases, High-Tech Engagement,” Buffalo Business First, October 2019

Amanda Lowe Discusses Workplace Harassment

“Workplace Harassment and Bullying: What to Watch For and How to Address It,” Buffalo Business First, September 2019

Kevin J. Mulvehill Discusses New York State Sexual Harassment Policy

“State’s New Laws on Sexual Harassment Policy in Effect,” Buffalo Law Journal, Buffalo Business First, October 2018

Kevin J. Mulvehill Discusses Marijuana in the Workplace

“BLJ: Navigating marijuana at work,” Buffalo Business First, July 2018

Kevin J. Mulvehill Discusses Employee Contracts

“BLJ: Supreme Court ruling on arbitration may affect employee contracts,” Buffalo Business First, June 2018

Jim Grasso Discusses New Paid Family Leave Law in New York State

“Paid Family Leave starts with the new year,” WBFO 88.7, December 2017

James R. Grasso Discusses New York State Paid Family Leave

“Paid Family Leave: What you need to know before Jan. 1,” Buffalo Business First, December 2017

Phillips Lytle Attorneys James R. Grasso and James D. Donathen Comment on NYS Paid Family Leave at Business First Power Breakfast

“Employers frustrated with family leave law,” Buffalo Business First, June 2107

Phillips Lytle Attorney Alissa Fortuna-Valentine Organizes CLE for Young Lawyers

”Young Lawyers partner with HR pros for CLE,” The Daily Record, March 2017

Jim Grasso Comments on Joint Employment Issues

“Joint employment issues garner national attention,” Buffalo Business First, November 2016

Linda T. Prestegaard Discusses Anti-Harassment Policies for Employers

“Set clear boundaries and definitions for harassment,” Rochester Business Journal, October 2016

Linda T. Prestegaard Comments on New Overtime Regulations

“Major changes for OT: New federal rules to affect most employers,” Rochester Business Journal, May 2016

James R. Grasso Comments on Federal Overtime Rules Changes

“Phillips Lytle attorney says fed OT changes are ‘a long time coming’,” Buffalo Business First, May 2016