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Senate Passes Paid Leave Coronavirus Relief

Today the Senate passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Among other things, the law includes an emergency expansion of the Family and Medical Leave Act and a requirement for paid sick leave related to COVID-19. Both of these new and temporary laws only apply to employers with fewer than 500 employees. In addition, the […]

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Department of Labor Issues Guidance and Poster for Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires employers with  fewer than 500 employees to provide their employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. The Act will take effect on April 1, 2020.

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What COVID-19 Means for Your Contracts

As the world enters into uncharted territory with nation-wide lockdowns and most commercial activity delayed indefinitely, questions arise as to how existing contracts will be affected. Here is what to look for in your contracts and the potential avenues of relief in New York State.

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Leading Westchester Law Firm Expands Adding Six Attorneys from a Prominent Firm

DelBello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr welcomes the attorneys of Collier Halpern & Newberg WHITE PLAINS, NY (January 2020) — DelBello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr, LLP (DDWWW), a leading Westchester general practice law firm, has expanded with the addition of six partners and associates from Collier Halpern & Newberg, LLP (CHN) following managing partner […]

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Mark P. Weingarten receives Martin S. Berger Award for Lifetime Achievement

Mark P. Weingarten was honored November 15, 2019 at the 32nd Annual March of Dimes Real Estate Awards Breakfast for his tremendous contributions and tireless commitment to the March of Dimes in bringing awareness to the prevention and treatment of premature births and the challenges faced by infants and their families.  We thank all of […]

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$1.8 Million Dollar Settlement Reached – Young Female Passenger Sustained Serious Injuries in a Car Crash

Plaintiff’s attorney, Eliot M. Schuman of DelBello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr, LLP negotiated a 1.8 Million Dollar Settlement on the day a jury was to be selected in Rockland County (3/1/2018).

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Avalon Yonkers

AvalonBay Communities is one of the premier developers of luxury apartment communities in the nation. DelBello Donnellan represents AvalonBay in connection with numerous development projects throughout Westchester County, including this 589-unit apartment community currently under construction in the Alexander Street Urban Renewal Area on the Hudson River in Yonkers, New York.

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Land Use Attorney Diana Bunin Kolev joins DelBello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr LLP

We are pleased to announce that Diana Bunin Kolev has joined the firm as a partner in our Land Use Practice Group.

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Are You Prepared for New York’s Paid Family Leave Law?

New York’s Paid Family Leave law (PFL) will go into effect on January 1, 2018. Although that date is still several months away, there are things employers can and should do now to prepare.

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Employer Alert – Ban on Salary History Information

In October 2015, New York City employers were banned from asking about applicants’ criminal conviction history during the application and interview process. This required many employers to update their employment applications, interview practices and background check process.

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