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Employment Contracts for Doctors

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Finding the middle ground between labor and management The attorneys at The Coppola Firm have a long history of offering our clients information and guidance in areas involving employment and labor issues. One area we&#821…

Do I Have to Send a Letter When an Employee Departs?

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Here’s another Employment Tip from Founder Lisa Coppola at The Coppola Firm. It’s a question we get often: do I have to send a termination or departure letter when an employee is fired? How about if they quit? …

HR Alert: New Law Expanding Employee Protection from Retaliation Takes Effect Today

Labor Law § 740, commonly referred to as New York’s Whistleblower Law, historically has provided protection to employees who report their employer’s unsafe practices. Generally, employers are prohibited from ta…

I Got a Job Offer! Now Get a Lawyer!

Lots of resident physicians are getting employment offers, and that includes an employment contract! Physicians’ offices provide detailed terms about work expectations, requirements, and they lay out the terms for yo…

What Your Employees Need to Know About Masks

Lisa Coppola has an Employment Tip on what your employees need to know about masks. New York State Governor Hochul announced on January 1, 2022, that she is extending her executive order until February 1, 2022 that require…

Hr Alert: How Long Do My Employees Need to Isolate and Quarantine Now?

It’s the question on everyone’s mind, it seems. And the answer is:  It depends (how’s that for a lawyerly answer?). In general, the period to isolate and quarantine has been reduced from 10 days to 5 days…

HR Alert: HERO Act Workplace Safety Committee Proposed Regulations

If you’re an employer subject to the New York HERO Act (and if you’re a private employer in New York State, you probably are), you should start preparing to comply with the Department of Labor’s newly-released …

New Law Increases Insurance Company Transparency

As 2021 came to a close, New York’s Governor Kathy Hochul signed a bill, called the Comprehensive Insurance Disclosure Act, which requires more transparency from insurance companies involved in litigation claims. Thi…

HR Alert: Required Workplace Monitoring Policy

In November, Governor Hochul signed into law an amendment to New York’s Civil Rights Law § 59 requiring all employers of whatever size (except the State or its political subdivisions) to give prior written notice if they i…

Mask Mandate Extended in New York State

Governor Hochul announced today, January 1, 2022, that she is extending her executive order until February 1, 2022 that requires customers and visitors to wear a mask or be vaccinated to enter indoor public places. To dete…
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