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Cannabis Growers Currently Unprotected by New York State’s Seed Law

“Cannabis Growers Currently Unprotected by New York State’s Seed Law,” Phillips Lytle Cannabis Law Client Alert, October 2021

New York State Minimum Wage and Overtime-Exempt Salary Levels Will Increase for Employees Working Outside of New York City on December 31, 2021

“New York State Minimum Wage and Overtime-Exempt Salary Levels Will Increase for Employees Working Outside of New York City on December 31, 2021,” Phillips Lytle Labor & Employment Law Client Alert, October 2021

Activation of New York Hero Act Plans Extended Through October 31, 2021

“Activation of New York Hero Act Plans Extended Through October 31, 2021,” Phillips Lytle Labor & Employment Law Client Alert, October 2021

NY HERO Act Update: New York State Updates Model Prevention Plan Regarding Face Coverings and Physical Distancing

“NY HERO Act Update: New York State Updates Model Prevention Plan Regarding Face Coverings and Physical Distancing,” Phillips Lytle Labor & Employment Law Client Alert, October 2021

Federal Government Mandates That Federal Contractor Employees Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19

“Federal Government Mandates That Federal Contractor Employees Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19,” Phillips Lytle Labor & Employment Law Client Alert, September 2021

President Biden Announces Private Sector and Federal Contractor COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

Phillips Lytle Labor & Employment Client Alert, September 2021

New York State Employers Must Activate HERO Act Plans

Phillips Lytle Labor & Employment Client Alert, September 2021

Key Appointments to the Office of Cannabis Management and the Cannabis Control Board

Phillips Lytle Cannabis Law Client Alert, September 2021

OSHA Issues Updated COVID-19 Workplace Guidance

Phillips Lytle Labor & Employment Law Client Alert, August 2021

NY HERO ACT Update: Department of Labor Issues Industry-Specific Model Airborne Disease Prevention Plans

Phillips Lytle Labor & Employment Law Client Alert, July 2021

Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act – Part 1: Licensing Guidelines

Phillips Lytle Cannabis Law Client Alert – June 2021

New York State Lifts Most COVID-19 Reopening Guidance

Phillips Lytle Labor & Employment Law Client Alert – June 2021

New York City Opens Solicitation for Proposals for Telecommunications and Information Services Franchises

Phillips Lytle Telecommunications Law Client Alert, June 2021

New York State Issues New COVID-19 Guidance

Phillips Lytle Labor & Employment Law Client Alert, June 2021

May 31, 2021 Deadline for Mandatory Notice of the Extended COBRA Election Period Under the American Rescue Plan Act

Phillips Lytle Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Client Alert, May 2021

Legalized Recreational Marijuana Use Comes to the New York State Workplace

Phillips Lytle Labor & Employment Law Client Alert, April 2021

New York State Legalizes Marijuana for Adult Use

Phillips Lytle Cannabis Law Client Alert, April 2021

California Consumer Privacy Act Regulation Amendments Approved

Data Security & Privacy Law Client Alert – March 2021

COVID-19 Workplace Update for New York State Employers

Labor & Employment Law Client Alert – March 2021

Attack on the Citadel of the New York State Employment-at-Will Doctrine

Labor & Employment Law Client Alert – February 2021

Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Gives Wireless Infrastructure Another Win

Phillips Lytle Telecommunications Law Client Alert, February 2021

New York State Issues Supplemental COVID-19 Sick Leave Law Guidance

Labor & Employment Law Client Alert – February 2021

FCC Releases Over-the-Air Reception Devices 2021 Report and Order

Telecommunications Law Client Alert – January 2021

EEOC Says Employers May Require That Employees Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Labor & Employment Law Client Alert – December 2020

New York State COVID-19 Travel Advisory Update for Essential Workers

Labor & Employment Law Client Alert – December 2020

New York State’s Cluster Action Initiative

Phillips Lytle Client Alert – November 2020

California Law Expands the California Consumer Privacy Act

Data Security & Privacy Law Client Alert – November 2020

FCC General Counsel Issues Guidance on the Agency’s Section 230 Authority

Telecommunications Law Client Alert – November 2020

New York State Issues Sick Leave Guidance and FAQs

Labor & Employment Law Client Alert – November 2020

CDC Broadens COVID-19 “Close Contact” Guidelines

Labor & Employment Law Client Alert – October, 2020

New York State Paid Time Off for Voting Law Update

Labor & Employment Law Client Alert – October, 2020

Latest Developments Regarding Cross-Border Data Transfers in the Wake of the Invalidation of the Privacy Shield

Data Security & Privacy Law Client Alert – September 28, 2020

Snapback to Uncertainty? U.S. Announces New Designations, Reversion to Secondary Sanctions

International Business Law Client Alert – September 2020

New York State Employers Must Prepare to Comply with New Sick Leave Law on September 30, 2020

Labor & Employment Law Client Alert – August 2020

Federal Transfer Tax Updates and New York State Estate Tax Planning Strategies and Pitfalls

Family Wealth Planning Client Alert – August 2020

Public Meetings and Public Hearings in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

Real Estate Law Client Alert – June 2020

Data Security & Privacy Client Alert – June 2020

  • Employee Privacy and Complying With the U.S. Department of Labor’s Revised Enforcement Guidance for Employers’ Recording Work-Related COVID-19 Cases

Commercial Litigation Client Alert – June 2020

  • As Western New York Reopens, Businesses Should Take Steps to Protect Themselves in the Event of Litigation

Labor & Employment Client Alert – May 2020

  • New York State Businesses Must Comply With COVID-19 Reopening Requirements

Class Action Client Alert – May 2020

  • Class Actions Taking Aim at Paycheck Protection Program Lenders

Labor & Employment Client Alert – May 2020

  • Labor and Employment Update – Reopening in New York State

International Client Alert – May 2020

  • New U.S. Team Telecom Takes Aim at China Investment

Commercial Leasing Client Alert – May 2020

  • COVID-19: Every Commercial Lease Is Under Review

Client Alert – May 2020

  • The Risks of Enforcement Activity Regarding New York State’s COVID-19 Executive Orders

White Collar Client Alert – April 2020

  • Small Businesses: The New Likely Target of False Claims Act Liability for CARES Act Fraud

Insurance Coverage Client Alert – April 2020

  • Insurance Amid COVID-19: Is Your Business Eligible for Coverage?

Family Wealth Planning Client Alert – April 2020

  • Estate Planning Toolbox

Energy Client Alert – April 2020

  • New York State Supercharges Clean Energy Development

Labor & Employment Client Alert – April 2020

  • Federal and New York State COVID-19 Sick Leave Laws Update

Health Care Law Client Alert – April 2020

  • New York State Executive Orders Facilitate the Provision of Health Care Services

Telecommunications Client Alert – April 2020

  • COVID-19: CARES Act Telecom Initiatives and Telehealth Program

Client Alert – April 2020

  • The CARES Act: Historic, Wide-Ranging Economic Relief and Stabilization

Guidance on New York State Executive Orders 202.11 and 202.13

Phillips Lytle Client Alert, April 2020

Labor & Employment Client Alert – March 2020

  • CARES Act Expands Unemployment Insurance Benefits

COVID-19: HHS Secretary Issues Medicare Telehealth Waivers

Phillips Lytle Health Care Law Client Alert, March 2020

Data Security & Privacy Client Alert – March 2020

  • Compliance with Privacy Obligations for Health Care Providers and Employers Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Labor & Employment Client Alert – March 2020

  • COVID-19: Important Labor & Employment Updates: New Federal and New York State Leave Laws and I-9 Compliance Relief

Labor & Employment Client Alert – March 2020

  • Updated Guidance on New York State Executive Orders Mandating In-Person Workforce Reductions

Client Alert – March 2020

  • COVID-19: Application of New York State Executive Order 202.6 Mandating In-person Workforce Reductions

Client Alert – March 2020

  • COVID-19: Legal Considerations for Maintaining Business Continuity

International Client Alert – March 2020

  • Trump Blocks Foreign Investment Over Personal Data Concerns

Labor & Employment Client Alert – March 2020

  • Guidance for Responding to the Novel Coronavirus in the Workplace

Family Wealth Planning Client Alert – March 2020

  • The SECURE Act: Recent Changes to IRA and Qualified Retirement Account Distribution Rules

Environment Client Update – February 2020

  • The Navigable Waters Protection Rule Narrows the Scope of Clean Water Act Jurisdiction

Real Estate Client Alert – February 2020

“The End of Yellowstone? Not Quite,” Phillips Lytle Real Estate Client Alert, February 2020

International Client Alert – January 27, 2020

“Treasury Publishes New Cross-Border Real Estate Investment Rules,” Phillips Lytle International Client Alert, January 2020

Labor & Employment Client Alert – December 2019

  • New York State Minimum Wage and New York State and Federal Overtime-Exempt Salary Levels Scheduled to Increase

Energy Client Alert – December 2019

  • New York State Public Service Commission Flexes “Just and Reasonable” Muscle to Impose Sweeping Reforms to Energy Marketplace

Intellectual Property Client Alert – November 2019

  • Caution: Misleading Trademark Notices

International Client Alert – November 2019

“U.S. Court of Appeals Decisions Expand the Ability to Obtain Documents and Testimony for Use in International Arbitrations,” Phillips Lytle International Client Alert, November 2019

Labor & Employment Client Alert – November 22, 2019

  • New York State Bans Discrimination Based on Reproductive Health Decision Making

Labor & Employment Client Alert – November 2019

  • New York State Issues Additional Anti-Harassment Guidance

Real Estate Client Alert – October 2019

“The Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019: Changes in New York Landlord-Tenant Law for Commercial and/or Residential Properties,” Phillips Lytle Real Estate Client Alert, October 2019

Labor & Employment Client Alert – October 2019

  • Federal Salary Level for “White Collar” Minimum Wage and Overtime Exemptions Set to Increase on January 1, 2020

Real Property Tax Client Alert – October 2019

  • Revaluation of Real Property in the City of Buffalo: My New Assessment Is How Much?

Data Security & Privacy Client Alert – September 2019

  • New York, Nevada, Washington and Oregon Enact Privacy Laws and Expand Data Breach Notification Requirements, Which May Apply Even to Businesses Located in Other States

Telecommunications Client Alert – September 2019

  • FCC Update: Small Cell Petition and Pole Attachment Ruling

Telecommunications Client Alert – August 2019

  • FCC Seeks Comment on Competitive Access to Multiple Tenant Environments and Preempts San Francisco’s Competitive Access Ordinance

Labor & Employment Client Alert – August 15, 2019

“Governor Cuomo Signs ‘Game-Changing’ Workplace Discrimination and Harassment Protections into Law,” Phillips Lytle Labor & Employment Client Alert, August 2019

Labor & Employment Client Alert – July 18, 2019

  • New York State Bans Discrimination Based on Hair Texture and Protective Hairstyles and Other Traits Associated with Race

International Client Alert – July 2019

  • Trump Administration Reverses Course on Lawsuits Over Expropriated Cuban Property

Labor & Employment Client Alert – July 9, 2019

  • New York Opens the Gate for Farm Worker Organizing

Labor & Employment Client Alert – July 2019

  • New York State Passes Legislation That Would Further Expand Protections Against Pay Discrimination

Labor & Employment Client Alert – June 25, 2019

  • New York State Legislature Passes “Game-Changing” Bill Extending Workplace Discrimination and Harassment Protections

Data Security & Privacy Client Alert – June 2019

  • Recent Developments in Consumer Privacy Legislation and Cybersecurity Practices

Environment Client Update – June 2019

  • New York Ramping Up Oversight of Chemical Substances in Consumer Products

Labor & Employment Client Alert – May 13, 2019

  • EEOC Requires Employers to Submit EEO-1 Component 2 Pay Data by September 30, 2019

Telecommunications Client Alert – May 2019

  • FCC Proposes to Prohibit Restrictions on Deployment of Some 5G Fixed Wireless Antennas

Labor & Employment Client Alert – May 2019

  • New York Extends Employee Paid Time Off Voting Benefit

Telecommunications Client Alert – April 2019

  • Telecom Tax Ceilings in NYS – Inventory Filing Deadline Is April 30, 2019

Real Estate Client Alert – April 2019

  • Opportunity Zone Update: New Proposed Regulations Released

Telecommunications Client Alert – March 2019

  • New York State Public Service Commission Adopts Wireless Pole Attachment Reforms

Labor & Employment Client Alert – March 27, 2019

  • Department of Labor Issues Replacement Rule for FLSA Overtime Exemptions

Environment Client Update – March 2019

  • Regulatory Update: EPA and New York Actions on PFOA and PFOS

Labor & Employment Client Alert – March 2019

  • New York State Department of Labor Abandons (for Now) Proposed “Call-In” and Scheduling Regulations

Immigration Client Alert – February 2019

  • USCIS to Begin Accepting Cap-Based H-1B Petitions for 2020 on April 1, 2019

Labor & Employment Client Alert – February 2019

  • Federal Circuit Court Requires Separate Federal and State Disclosure Notices for Background Checks

Labor & Employment Client Alert – February 2019

  • New York Codifies Ban against Gender Identity or Expression Discrimination

Environment Client Update – January 2019

  • Third Circuit Holds Owner Liable for Pre-Acquisition Remediation Costs under CERCLA

International Client Alert – January 2019

  • Export/Investment Reviews and the Shutdown

Telecommunications Client Alert – January 2019

  • New York State Court of Appeals Holds That Cellular Data Transmission Equipment Is Taxable as Real Property

Telecommunications Client Update – January 2019

  • The Race to Deploy Next Generation (5G) Telecom Networks: What Are the Governments of Australia and the United States Doing?

Labor & Employment Client Alert – January 2019

  • New York State’s “Call-In” and Scheduling Pay Requirements Likely to Change in 2019

Labor & Employment Client Alert – December 2018

  • New York Minimum Wage and Exempt Salary Requirements Scheduled to Increase on December 31, 2018

Telecommunications Client Alert – December 2018

  • New York Town Challenges Applicability of FCC Order to 4G LTE DAS Configurations

Telecommunications Client Alert – November 2018

  • Recent FCC Actions to Spur Wireless 5G Deployment

Labor & Employment Client Alert – October 2018

  • The NLRB’s Proposed Rule

Labor & Employment Client Alert – October 2018

  • Employers Must Update the Summary of Consumer Rights Provided to Applicants and Employees

Labor & Employment Client Alert – October 2018

  • New York Releases Final Training and Policy Models Related to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Telecommunications Client Alert – September 2018

  • FCC Expected to Further Improve Wireless Facilities Deployment on September 26th

Labor & Employment Client Alert – September 2018

  • New York Releases Draft Training and Policy Models Related to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Telecommunications Client Alert – August 2018

  • FCC Acts to Reduce Costs and Speed Deployment of Broadband Infrastructure

Labor & Employment Client Alert – August 2018

  • Employment Forms Update

Labor & Employment Client Alert – June 2018

  • Employers’ Use of Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements Upheld

International Client Alert – May 2018

  • Iran Sanctions: What Next?

Labor & Employment Client Alert – April 2018

  • New York State Enacts Sweeping Legislation to Combat Workplace Sexual Harassment

Labor & Employment Client Alert – April 2018

  • NLRB Reinstitutes the Browning-Ferris Joint-Employer Standard – For Now

Education Client Alert – April 2018

  • Changes to the Case Processing for Complaints Filed with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights

New York Department of Financial Services Answers Key Questions About Recently Issued Cybersecurity Regulation Notices

Phillips Lytle Data Security & Privacy Law Client Alert – March 2018

Energy Client Alert – March 2018

  • Registration Deadline for Distributed Energy Resource Providers

Labor & Employment Client Alert – March 2018

  • ICE Form I-9 Compliance Investigations in the Trump Era

Data Security & Privacy Client Alert – February 2018

  • SEC Issues Guidance on Cybersecurity Disclosures

Labor & Employment Client Alert – February 2018

  • Recent Important Changes at NLRB Promising for Employers

Bankruptcy Client Alert – January 2018

  • Revised Bankruptcy Rule 3002 – Changes Affecting Proofs of Claim

Tax Client Alert – Business-Related Tax Provisions

  • Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Makes Significant Changes to Tax Provisions Affecting Businesses

Data Security & Privacy Client Alert – January 2018

  • February 15, 2018: First Certification Deadline Under the NYSDFS Cybersecurity Regulation

Tax Client Alert – Effects On Tax-Exempt Organizations

  • Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Tax-Exempt Organizations

Data Security & Privacy Client Alert – January 2018

  • Additional FAQs Answered by the DFS Concerning the DFS Cybersecurity Regulation

More on Cybersecurity and Data Security

Labor & Employment Client Alert – December 2017

  • New York State Wage and Hour Update

New York Paid Family Leave Update

Phillips Lytle Labor & Employment Law Client Alert – December 2017

Energy Client Alert – November 2017

  • New York Public Service Commission Establishes Business Practices Framework for Distributed Energy Resource Providers – Registration Required by February 1, 2018

Labor & Employment Client Alert – September 2017

  • New York’s Paid Family Leave Benefits Law: An Employer’s Guide

Data Security & Privacy Client Alert – August 2017

  • New Delaware Data Breach Law Continues Trend of States Revising Existing Laws to Impose Greater Reporting Requirements

Data Security & Privacy Client Alert – August 2017

  • U.S. Governors Sign Cybersecurity Compact

Manufacturing Client Alert – May 2017

  • BIS Investigating Imports of Steel and Aluminum for Effects on National Security

Data Security & Privacy Client Alert – May 2017

  • A Lesson Plan for Data Security: Protecting School Data

Data Security & Privacy Client Alert – April 2017

  • Artificial Intelligence Meets Business and the Law

Data Security & Privacy Client Alert – March 2017

  • NYS Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulation: Ripple Effects Beyond the Banking, Financial and Insurance Industries

International Client Alert – March 2017

  • CFIUS – Expanded Scope and Policy Implications

Data Security & Privacy Client Alert – February 2017

  • Record Retention and Destruction Policies for Health Care Providers

Data Security & Privacy Client Alert – February 2017

  • NIST Introduces Proposed Updates to Cybersecurity Framework

International Client Alert – February 2017

  • BIS Accepts $301,000 to Settle Penalty for  Unlicensed Exports of Thermal Imaging Cameras

Labor & Employment Client Alert – January 2017

  • New Form I-9: The “Smart” Practice
    Use the new Form I-9 starting January 22, 2017

Data Security & Privacy Client Alert – January 2017

  • The NYS Department of Financial Services Has Revised Its Proposed Cybersecurity Regulation, Allowing for an Additional 30-Day Public Comment Period

Labor & Employment Client Alert – December 2016

  • New York State Increases to “White Collar” Exempt Salary Levels and Minimum Wage Take Effect on December 31, 2016

Labor & Employment Client Alert – December 2016

  • Federal Court of Appeals Grants Motion for Expedited Appeal in Overtime Regulation Case

Labor & Employment Client Alert – November 2016

  • Federal Court Bars Implementation of New Overtime Salary Requirement

Data Security & Privacy Client Alert – November 2016

  • The NYS Department of Financial Services’ New Cybersecurity Regulation Expected to Take Effect January 1, 2017

Data Security & Privacy Client Alert – November 2016

  • In the Wake of Brexit, the United Kingdom Offers Practical Advice for Companies Looking to Comply with the GDPR

International Client Alert – November 2016

  • Export Compliance Reminder: Harmonized Destination Control Statement

International Client Alert – November 2016

  • IRS will Accept APAs for Maquiladora (IMMEX) Operations

Data Security & Privacy Client Alert – November 2016

  • New Federal Communications Commission Rules Place Burdens on the Internet Service Provider and Telecommunications Industry through Broad Data Security and Privacy Rules

Labor & Employment Client Alert – November 2016

  • New York Proposes Increases to the Salary Threshold for ‘White Collar’ Overtime Exempt Employees

Environment Client Alert – July 2016

  • Maximum Civil Penalties for Environmental Violations Set to Dramatically Increase

Environment Client Alert – June 2016

  • NYSDEC Requests Information About PFCs

Labor & Employment Client Alert – May 2016

  • U.S. DOL Announces Final Salary Regulations for “White Collar” Overtime Exemption

Labor & Employment Client Alert – December 2015

  • New York Expands Workplace Protections Based on Gender

International Client Alert – September 2015

  • Iran Nuclear Agreement: U.S. Companies and Sanctions Relief

Labor & Employment Client Alert – August 2015

  • Erie County IDA Pay Equity Policy

Labor & Employment Client Alert – August 2015

  • Recent New York City Legislation Will Prohibit Employers from Using Credit Checks to Screen Job Applicants

Business Litigation Client Alert – July 2015

  • Disparate Impact Liability Under the Fair Housing Act: A Potential Pitfall for Municipalities, Quasi-Governmental Agencies, Banks and Other Entities Involved with Residential and Mixed-Use Projects

Labor & Employment Client Alert – July 2015

  • U.S. Department of Labor Proposes New Overtime Restrictions

Labor & Employment Client Alert – June 2015

  • Employers Should Use New FMLA Forms

Government Operations Client Alert – May 2015

  • New York’s ‘Real Property Tax Cap’ and ‘Real Property Tax Freeze Credit’ Survive Challenge

Labor & Employment Client Alert – April 2015

  • Supreme Court Puts Employers on Notice About Accommodating Pregnant Employees

Environment Client Alert – April 2015

  • New York State Brownfield Cleanup Program 10-Year Extension Provides Clarity and Certainty

Labor & Employment Client Alert – March 2015

  • Wage Theft Prevention Act Creates New Wage Notice and Payroll Record Requirements for District Employers

Labor & Employment Client Alert – March 2015

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Vacates U.S. Department of Labor’s Regulations Affecting Home Care Workers

Higher Education: New Reporting Requirement for the Campus Safety Act

Phillips Lytle Education Law Client Alert – January 2015

Labor & Employment Client Alert – January 2015

  • New York State’s Annual Wage Notice Requirement is Eliminated Effective Immediately