Articles by Allen A. Shoikhetbrod

Attorney weighs in on legality of vaccine mandate for healthcare workers

CAPITAL REGION (WRGB) — Allen Shoikhetbrod of the Tulley Rinckey law firm says that a state-mandated vaccine requirement for healthcare workers is legal. It’s not the first…

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“That’s a classic misdirect.” Experts breakdown Governor Cuomo’s response to AG report

On Wednesday, New York State Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs became the latest in a chorus of voices looking for Governor Andrew Cuomo’s resignation. So far the only response…

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NLRB Confirmations Among Top Labor Moves Left For Biden

President Joe Biden is poised to make appointments in the second half of the year that could shift the approach of several federal agencies that deal with labor rights, and…

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Pandemic emergency ends in New York; what about rest of COVID rules?

LANCASTER, N.Y. — There is no question about who has been in charge of New York State’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been front and center almost…

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Tully Rinckey PLLC Announces Allen Shoikhetbrod as Managing Partner of Albany Office

ALBANY – Tully Rinckey PLLC is pleased to announce that Allen Shoikhetbrod has been promoted to Managing Partner of Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Albany office. Shoikhetbrod started as…

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Tully Rinckey names new managing partner for Albany office

The law firm Tully Rinckey PLLC has named Allen Shoikhetbrod the managing partner for its Albany office. Shoikhetbrod succeeds CEO Michael Macomber in the role. The firm said…

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Medical and Recreational Marijuana: What New York Employers Really Need to Know

With the passing of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA), many employers are questioning how this will impact their workplace drug-free policies. There are also…

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How courts may make paid military leave as common as paid sick leave

A legal battle is unfolding over paid military leave in courtrooms across the country, as a new wave of class-action lawsuits and court rulings raises a question: are National…

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New York marijuana legalization: what this means for employers, employees

NEW YORK — Right now in New York State, adults 21 and older can legally possess up to three ounces of marijuana, but they can’t legally sell it or grow it until after the…

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5 Pitfalls To Avoid When Dealing With Vaccine-Averse Workers

Although the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines is still in its early stages, not everyone will want to get the shot, putting employers in the precarious position of having to…

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