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  • May 17 2021

    Client Alert: What You Need To Know About Your Restaurant Revitalization Fund Grant

    Less than two weeks after the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) began accepting Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) grant applications, the SBA has started disbursing grants to “priority” businesses – i.e., businesses primarily owned by women, veterans and other socially and economically disadvantaged groups. The SBA is slated to start processing applications submitted by other restaurants on or around May 25, 2021.

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  • May 17 2021

    Yunhong International, a special purpose acquisition company, and Giga Energy Inc., a company that plans to provide industrial and commercial transportation solutions, announced the completion of their business combination, pursuant to which Giga Energy will be acquired by Yunhong and Giga Energy will be the surviving business. EGS acted and continues to act as counsel to Yunhong.

  • May 17 2021

    Amanda M. Fugazy, the head of our Labor and Employment Group, mediated and settled a case for CBS Corp. to end a Black female former sports producer’s lawsuit alleging she was fired in retaliation for filing a discrimination complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

  • May 14 2021

    Client Alert: NYC Retirement Savings Program for Private Sector Employers

    On May 11, 2021, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law the Retirement Security for All Act which establishes a retirement savings program for private sector employers that (A) have not offered a retirement plan within the preceding two years and (B) employ five or more employees. By doing so, NYC joins 13 states and two cities that have adopted some form of retirement savings program.

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  • May 12 2021

    Client Alert: Governor Cuomo Signs The New York Hero Act Mandating Workplace Safety Standards

    Last week, Governor Cuomo signed the New York HERO Act into law, which will require all private sector employers in New York to adopt a health and safety plan to protect employees from exposure to airborne infectious diseases. In addition, employers with more than 10 employees will be required to allow employees to form joint management-employee workplace safety committees.

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  • May 07 2021

    B. Riley Principal 250 Merger Corp. announced the pricing of its initial public offering in the amount of $150,000,000.  EGS acted as counsel to the underwriter.

  • May 07 2021

    Maquia Capital Acquisition Corporation announced the closing of its initial public offering in the amount of $160,000,000.  EGS acted as counsel to Maquia Capital Acquisition Corporation.

  • May 05 2021

    Get Ready to Party Like it’s 2021: Hosting Private Events in the COVID-19 Era

    You are cordially invited to join employment lawyers from Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP for a complimentary webinar to assist restaurants, caterers, hotels and other venues that host large private events in understanding the New York State guidance and related legal issues regarding in-person events.

    Click here to register.

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