2022May
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MARCI GOLDFARB, ESQ. JOINS SCHWARTZ ETTENGER, PLLC

Schwartz Ettenger, PLLC is proud to welcome Marci Goldfarb, Esq. to the firm. Ms. Goldfarb serves as Senior Counsel to the firm and brings with her over 30 years’ experience in providing excellent representation to her clients.  At Schwartz Ettenger, she focuses her practice on all aspects of Trusts and Estates.  Additionally, Ms. Goldfarb has…

2022Apr
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2022 EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE

MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE Effective December 31, 2021, New York State minimum wage has increased once again.  The present minimum wages are as follows: New York City                                     $15.00 per hour Long Island and Westchester             $15.00 per hour Rest…

2021Dec
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BEYOND THE LOT (DEC. 2021 EDITION): LEGAL & BUSINESS INSIGHTS FOR AUTOMOTIVE DEALERSHIPS

IS YOUR DEALERSHIP IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE UPDATED SAFEGUARDS RULE? The Safeguards Rule, originally released in 2003 under the authority of the Federal Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, was amended in October 2021 by the Federal Trade Commission.  Unlike the prior version of the rule, the amended rule provides detailed requirements for keeping dealership customer data secure, including…

2021May
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NO MORE MASKS? WHAT DO I DO NOW?

On April 3, 2020, the CDC recommended that Americans wear masks in offices, stores, restaurants and in all public places.  The adjustment for employer, employees and patrons was significant, but because it was mandated, at least in New York, most citizens complied, and it soon became the norm in society.  Last week, on May 13,…