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Legal matters are rarely simple, which is why Tully Rinckey PLLC attorneys like to share their knowledge about specific topics through our articles page. Here, you will find articles to help make sense of complex legal issues. If you have a legal topic you would like us to address in our articles, please email info@tullylegal.com.


Pension Orders and Divorce: Secure interests at the time of your agreement or divorce

Most divorcing couples know that a pension acquired in whole or in part during a marriage, is in fact a marital asset just like their house, and as such, is subject to…

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NYC employers: Are you prepared to comply with new lactation room requirements?

New York City employers should be ready to comply with new lactation laws, which are significantly stronger than current state and federal laws. The new laws go into effect March…

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H-1B visas: New Pre-registration suspended for upcoming filing period, but employers should continue H1B preparations

The H-1B Nonimmigrant Professional worker visa filing period is fast approaching and employers should be working with their immigration attorneys to prepare their submissions in…

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Instacart labor conflict affects local shoppers, reflects widespread issue

Megan Morris parks in the Wegmans lot in Johnson City from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to work as an on-demand shopper for Instacart, a grocery delivery service conducted through apps. She…

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H-1B visas: New rule suspended for upcoming filing period, but employers should continue filing preparations

The H-1B Nonimmigrant Professional worker visa filing period is fast approaching and employers should be working with their immigration attorneys to prepare their submissions in…

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Employers Should be Preparing Now in Advance of the H-1B Visa Cap Deadline

The H-1B Nonimmigrant Professional worker visa filing period is fast approaching and employers should be working with their immigration attorneys to prepare their submissions in…

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Should federal civilian employees count out 2019 raises? Not so fast

Despite an Executive Order calling for no raises this year, federal civilian employees shouldn’t be too quick to count them out. At least not yet. Although the prospect of no…

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Changes in Control or Ownership Could Silently Sink Many Veteran-Owned Businesses

Background Did you know that if you are a qualifying small business you can be eligible for substantial economic benefits? The federal government and many state governments –…

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EUIPO Cancellation Division Cancelling “BIG MAC” EUTM No. 62638

As you may have heard, an Irish company, Supermac’s (Holdings) Ltd filed a cancellation proceeding against McDonald’s European Trademark EUTM 62638, on the basis of non-use. A…

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Federal laws keep marijuana illegal for military personnel, despite state legalization

Even as medical and recreational use of marijuana becomes legal for those over 21 in many states, U.S. military personnel face severe consequences if they use marijuana or other…

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