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  • January 04 2023

    Client Alert: Reminders for New York Employers Amid the COVID-19 Winter Surge

    As 2023 has arrived and COVID-19 cases are back on the rise, we take this opportunity to remind New York employers of their continuing obligations regarding COVID-19 when it comes to their employees, and of previous requirements that are no longer in effect.

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  • December 30 2022

    SPACinsider presented EGS with the Best SPAC Law Firm of 2022 award. In looking back over 2022, there were 85 IPOs priced, 103 De-SPACs (to-date), 38 underwriters and 58 SPAC IPO law firms.  SPACinsider has chosen the best deals, teams, sponsors, bankers and lawyers of 2022. EGS was awarded Best Law Firm based, in part, on the SPAC IPO Legal League Tables, EGS led based on deal volume of $3.4 billion across 19 SPAC IPOs.

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  • December 30 2022

    Client Alert: NYS Cracks Down on HERO Act Workplace Safety Committees

    As previously advised, for New York employers with at least 10 employees, the New York HERO Act allows employees to form a joint labor-management “workplace safety committee” comprised of at least 2/3 non-supervisory employees. The workplace safety committee is empowered to raise health and safety concerns to management, provide feedback on all employer policies required under the HERO Act, participate in government agency health and safety site visits, and meet at least once a quarter to discuss health and safety issues. Governor Hochul has now signed off on an amendment to the HERO Act.

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  • December 27 2022

    Client Alert: New York – Not Just New York City – to Require Pay Ranges in Job Postings

    In the wake of the New York City pay transparency law, New York Governor Kathy Hochul has signed a similar New York State law that requires all employers to list the pay rate or range in the job listing for all advertised jobs (including promotions and transfers) that can or will be performed, at least in part, in New York State. This new law will impose new obligations on all New York employers, including those in New York City.

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  • December 19 2022

    Jennifer Calamia, an Associate of the Firm, wrote an article for Total Food Service titled: “Restaurants Reconsider Direct Delivery Orders As Third Party Fees Persist.”

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  • December 01 2022

    David R. Rothfeld, a member of the Firm has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2023 Edition of the Best Lawyers in the New York Area in field of Labor and Employment.

  • November 22 2022

    Hainan Manaslu Acquisition Corp., a Cayman Islands special purpose acquisition company, and Able View Inc., a leading cross-border brand management company, announced that they have entered into a definitive business combination agreement.  The parent company following the consummation of the business combination will be a new Cayman Islands holding company.  EGS acted as counsel to  Hainan Manaslu Acquisition Corp.

  • November 21 2022

    Industrial Tech Acquisitions II, Inc., a special purpose acquisition company, and NEXT Renewable Fuels, Inc., a next generation fuels company dedicated to sustainably producing clean, low-carbon fuels from organic feedstock announced the signing of a business combination agreement expected to result in a newly combined company to be known as NXTCLEAN Fuels, Inc.  The combined company is expected to have an implied post-money pro forma enterprise value of approximately $530 million.  EGS acted as counsel to Industrial Tech Acquisitions II, Inc.

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