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New York Department of Labor Issues Guidance on Adult Use Cannabis and the Workplace

USA - October 25 2021 Earlier this month, the New York State Department of Labor (the "DOL") issued guidance entitled "Adult Use Cannabis and the Workplace" (the…

Lisa E. Cleary, Ryan J. Kurtz, Ariel Rudofsky, Douglas L. Tang, Catherine A. Williams, Andrew M. Willinger

New York Imposes New Workplace Safety Measures with Passage of the HERO Act

USA - May 7 2021 On May 5, 2021, New York enacted the New York Health and Essential Rights Act, or NY HERO Act ("the Act"), which amends the New York Labor Law…

Lisa E. Cleary, George B. Fleming, Catherine A. Williams

Department of Labor Issues New Guidance, Including Much Needed Guidance on Telework

USA - July 28 2020 On July 20, 2020, the Wage and Hour Division ("WHD") of the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") published further guidance regarding the protections…

Lisa E. Cleary, Ryan J. Kurtz, Julie A. Simeone, Catherine A. Williams

Defendant’s Unsuccessful About-Face Results in $5 Million Judgment

USA - June 14 2021 Litigants arguing that their adversary should be judicially estopped from pursing a particular position in litigation face a relatively high burden…

Gizele Rubeiz

The Second Circuit Counts to Three: How One Defendant Became a Career Criminal Over the Course of an Hour

USA - April 2 2018 In United States v. Bordeaux, 17-486-cr (Cabranes, Raggi, Vilardo), the Second Circuit held that the defendant’s three prior Connecticut state…

Harry Sandick