Articles by Allen A. Shoikhetbrod

Three Key Employment Updates in New York State with Approval of 2024-2025 State Budget

On April 20, 2024, the 2024-2025 New York state budget was approved, ushering in many significant changes employers should take note of. While some of the initial proposals did…

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New York Court Ruling Holds No Private Right of Action for Pay Frequency Claims

Two recent events may mark the end of the “frequency-of-pay” litigation that has hit New York employers in recent years. First, in a massive victory for New York…

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Pay Transparency Law Goes Into Effect Across New York State

Changes are coming to New York’s salary transparency in job advertisements following Governor Hochul’s signing of the Pay Transparency Law in late 2022. Codified at New…

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New York employers must include pay rates in job ads under new state law

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Help-wanted advertisements in New York will have to disclose proposed pay rates after a statewide salary transparency law goes into effect on Sunday, part of…

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USERRA and Federal Employees

Passed in 1994, the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act is a law that, among other things, protects service members by allowing them to regain their civilian…

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Will Recent Cannabis Litigation Halt New York’s Recreational Cannabis Sale Rollout?

A federal judge in the Northern District of New York has temporarily halted the issuance of the state’s first conditional adult-use retail dispensary (CAURD) licenses in…

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Protecting Employees from Retaliation Against Lawful Absences

In November 2022, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul signed Assembly Bill 8092B into law, amending Section 215 of the New York Labor Law (NYLL), prohibiting employers from…

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12 Tully Rinckey New York Attorneys Named 2022 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

October 4, 2022 – Albany, NY – Tully Rinckey PLLC is very pleased to announce that the following attorneys have been selected as 2022 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Upstate…

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Navigating the Different Avenues of New York State’s COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave

When COVID-19 began to spread throughout the United States and led to mass shutdowns or adaptation to teleworking of many businesses, New York State implemented programs to…

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Balance of power shifts in New York’s whistleblower protections

For decades, New York’s whistleblower protections have been narrowly defined, but that’s going to change dramatically as the result of a recently enacted law, according to…

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