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  • January 29 2021

    Complimentary Hospitality Webinar: “Where Do We go From Here?: 2.0”

    As the hospitality industry continues to adjust to a “new dining” normal, there are many new regulations, procedures and insurance concerns that restaurants and other hospitality businesses must adapt to for continued recovery and future success.

    Click here to register.

  • January 28 2021

    Client Alert: New York Expands Unemployment Benefits Eligibility for Part-Time Workers

    Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers have been forced to reduce employees’ work schedules. Under newly-revised New York State Department of Labor rules, partial unemployment benefits will now be available to more employees working part-time.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • January 05 2021

    Client Alert: CDC Recommends Order of Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine

    The Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has issued an Interim Recommendation for Allocation of the COVID-19 vaccine detailing the recommended order by which the COVID-19 vaccination should be offered to individuals.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • December 29 2020

    Client Alert: Time to Update Your New Hire Paperwork with New Tax Withholding Forms and Health Insurance Notices

    The federal and New York State government have recently issued updated tax withholding forms for employees. The 2021 IRS Form W-4 Employee’s Withholding Certificate is available here. The 2021 NYS Form IT-2104 Employee Withholding Allowance Certificate, available here.

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  • December 28 2020

    Minimizing Restaurants’ Legal Liability in 2021: COVID-19 Considerations & Beyond

    You are cordially invited to join employment lawyers from Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP for a complimentary webinar discussing recent legal developments affecting restaurant employers and best practices for minimizing legal liability in 2021.

    Click here to register.

  • December 23 2020

    Client Alert: Second COVID-19 Stimulus Package Revives PPP Program & Employer Tax Credits

    As you have likely heard, Congress has finally passed a second COVID-19 stimulus package only to have President Trump demand Congress significantly revise the bill. Notably, President Trump did not comment on provisions regarding the topics addressed below, which we believe are the provisions most important to employers. Accordingly, in hopes that a law will be enacted, we highlight the key anticipated provisions for employers below.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • December 22 2020

    Client Alert: EEOC Guidance on Employers Requiring Employee COVID-19 Vaccination

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued guidance regarding whether and how employers may implement a mandatory vaccination program in their workplace.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • December 11 2020

    Client Alert: NYC Indoor Dining Shuttered Effective Monday December 14, 2020

    Governor Cuomo has just announced that effective Monday December 14, 2020, indoor dining will be disallowed in New York City.  Outdoor dining and takeout/delivery may continue until further notice.

    Click here to read the alert.

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