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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



Jim Black Presents at the World Law Congress Colombia 2021

As an active member of the World Jurist Association, SilvermanAcampora’s Jim Black, recently presented at the World Law Congress Colombia 2021. This event was a congregation of the most outstanding jurists in the world during the and was a recognition of... READ MORE



NY Hero Act – What’s an Employer Required To Do?

On May 5, 2021 New York’s Governor Cuomo signed into law the New York Health and Essential Rights Act (NY Hero Act) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This law mandated workplace health and safety protections against exposure and disease... READ MORE



Ice Scream You Scream, We all Scream for Ice Cream!

SA employees took a break on this hot summer day to indulge in a little fun with a special guest visit from none other than the ice cream man himself! Delicious cool treats were enjoyed by all….summer rules! #icecreamforeveryone READ MORE



Summer Dress at Work: Dress Codes and Enforcement

With company cultures becoming more laid-back, dress code policies have become more relaxed in many workplaces. Due to the shift in policies and perceptions of professionalism, some employees may have differing views regarding acceptable dress. Since summer clothing can be... READ MORE



The Excelsior Pass- How It Works

Participation in the Excelsior Pass is voluntary and free. In the state of New York, residents can store these passes digitally on their phones or print them out, whichever is most convenient. Businesses and venues will be asking for proof... READ MORE



‘Sergeant Robert A. Hendriks Day’ at SilvermanAcampora LLP

Friday, May 28th, was ‘Sergeant Robert A. Hendriks Day’ at SilvermanAcampora in honor of Marine Sergeant Robert A. Hendriks who was killed in action while conducting combat operations near Bagram, Afghanistan. He was deployed as part of the Georgia Deployment... READ MORE



Dave Mahoney Discusses the Legal Implications of the Legalization of Recreational Cannabis in New York State

This week, SilvermanAcampora’s Dave Mahoney, sat on a IgniteLI panel of industry leaders to discuss the legal, insurance, human resources, and business climate implications for the recent legalization of recreational cannabis in New York State. Business leaders across Long Island are... READ MORE



Jim Black Published In EuroLatemLex International Journal for Lawyers

SilvermanAcampora partner, Jim Black, was published in the latest issue of the International Journal for lawyers. His article summarizes key points of the American Rescue Plan Act, an economic stimulus bill passed by the Congress and signed into law by... READ MORE



New York Expands Availability of Partial Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Effective January 18, 2021, New York implemented a new rule redefining how part-time work impacts unemployment benefits, allowing unemployed New Yorkers who accept part-time work to not be penalized by basing their partial unemployment benefits on the hours they actually... READ MORE



Monday Morning Coffee Talk

Join the industry experts at SilvermanAcampora LLP and Portnoy, Messinger, Pearl & Associates, Inc. as they come together to offer free business guidance.Our upcoming coffee talk will cover the following topics:* Risks associated with implementing a mandatory vaccination policy* Remote... READ MORE



Upcoming Webinar: Understanding What COVID-19 Paid Leaves Are Available in 2021

Join SilvermanAcampora LLP and Portnoy, Messinger, Pearl & Associates, Inc. for our webinar on February 25, as we explore the of Families First Coronavirus Act, Consolidated Appropriation ACT and COVID Sick Leave Law. Reduce your organization’s risk by knowing critical... READ MORE



Brian Powers Promoted To Partner Of The Firm

SilvermanAcampora LLP is pleased to announce the promotion of Brian Powers to Partner with the Firm.  Brian represents nearly every type of party in bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court workouts, from debtors to creditors and trustees to committees.  His practice also... READ MORE



COVID Relief Act For Businesses

Now that the President has signed the Combined COVID-19 Relief and Omnibus Spending Bill, below are some of the highlights affecting local businesses: The Act allocates $325 billion of relief to businesses and nonprofits, including $284 billion for another round... READ MORE



Holiday Season 2020: Can New York Employers Restrict Employee Travel?

With the holiday season right around the corner, many people are looking forward to celebrating the holidays with family and friends. However, as COVID-19 is still an ever-present threat, the CDC and many state and local officials are urging people... READ MORE





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