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The Ending of Forced Arbitration of the Sexual Assault & Sexual Harassment Act of 2021

On March 3, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021 (the “Act”). This was a bipartisan bill which amends the Federal Arbitration Act (the “FAA”) to now give... READ MORE

SA Sponsors Long Island Imagine Awards

We were so proud to sponsor this year’s Long Island Imagine Awards and we congratulate all the not-for-profit organizations who were recognized for their dedication and impact on Long Island! The Long Island Imagine Awards was created as a way... READ MORE

Employee Appreciation Day 2022!

We celebrated this year’s Employee Appreciation day with a fabulous lunch catered by La Familia! We are so grateful for all of the hard work and dedication of every one of our employees. Without their support, it would not be... READ MORE

We Bid Farewell to Nancy McNichol After 22 Years Of Dedicated Service

This week we bid farewell to Nancy McNichol who has been a dedicated employee at SilvermanAcampora for an impressive 22 years. Nancy has been a great team member and co-worker to all and we wish her much success as she... READ MORE

New York Department of Labor Issues Required Posting for Expanded Whistleblower Protection Law

Effective January 26, 2022, New York amended its whistleblower laws to provide employees, former employees, and independent contractors a wider range of claims to pursue against companies. It also expanded employee protections and remedies and to lengthen the time in... READ MORE

Update! NYS Mask Mandates

On December 10, 2021 New York Governor Kathy Hochul issued a mandate requiring that masks be worn in all indoor public places, unless the business or venue requires proof of vaccination for entry. At that time the determination was based... READ MORE

Heads Up New York! Here Are The 2022 Minimum Wage and Tip Credit Increases

Minimum Wage Increases Effective December 31, 2021, New York’s minimum wage will increase for many employers. It should be noted that the increases are based on the employer’s location. The minimum wage for employees other than fast food employees in... READ MORE

Holiday Spirit in Full Effect!

The holiday spirit is contagious here at our Jericho office with everyone enjoying delicious treats and wearing their favorite holiday attire! We wish you all of our employees, clients, partners and friends a wonderful holiday season and very happy, healthy,... READ MORE

New York State Paid Family Leave Updates

In addition to the changes in the New York Paid Family Leave (NYPFL) contribution rate increase for 2022 discussed in PMP’s October Newsletter, additional changes have been signed into law by NY Governor Kathy Hochul on November 1, 2021. New... READ MORE

New York Whistleblower Protection Law Amendments

New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation into law that broadens the protections available to individuals who claim retaliation for reporting alleged employer wrongdoing. The legislation (S.4394A/A.5144A) amends NY Labor Law Section 140, which prohibits retaliation by employers against whistleblowers.... READ MORE

Gobble! Gobble! Teaming Up With LI Head Start to Give Back For the Holidays

Another successful food drive for the books! This year our team provided 37 families of Long Island Head Start Thanksgiving dinner baskets stuffed with food to make a wonderful holiday dinner including a ShopRite gift card to purchase a turkey. #gobblegobble #thanksgiving #givingback  READ MORE

SilvermanAcampora Sponsors 16th Annual Long Island Elite Fundraiser “Moulin Rouge Masquerade”

SilvermanAcampora was a proud sponsor of this year’s LIE “Moulin Rouge Masquerade” which took place Thursday, October 21, 2021, at Oheka Castle. Long Island Elite (LIE) is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to fostering the development of Long Island’s business... READ MORE

Changes to New York Paid Family Leave for 2022

New York’s Paid Family Leave Act (NYPFL) provides paid leave benefits to employees who need to take a leave of employment due to family issues. Employees are eligible if they worked for a private employer in New York State (NYS)... READ MORE

Mandatory Employee COVID-19 Vaccination Policies and Risks

While it was just a few short months ago that everyone was optimistically thinking that COVID-19 was almost behind us, it seems that this pandemic has not neared its end as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the “CDC”)... READ MORE

New York City Biometric Privacy Law – Does this apply to your organization?

New York City’s Biometric Privacy Law took effect on July 9, 2021, restricting “commercial establishments” in New York City in their collection and use of biometric identifiers from customers. The law has two main requirements: Section 22-1202 a. and b.... READ MORE

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