Bernard T. King received the College of Law Honors Medal from Syracuse University’s College of Law. Please click here to read about Mr. King’s extensive legal experience and this well-deserved award.
Dan Brice will be speaking at the International Foundation Annual Conference in San Diego on October 21. Dan will be presenting on Mental Health Parity. The presentation will address the rules, parity audits, enforcement war stories and what the U.S. DOL is looking for, as well as corrective measures and compliance steps.
Ginger LaChapelle will be presenting at the ABA’s ERISA Basics National Institute in Chicago, Illinois October 15-17. This seminar is open to any individual who works with tax-qualified plans, including plan trustees and administrators. ABA membership is not required for attendance. Ginger’s presentation will focus on the minimum standards under ERISA and the Internal Revenue […]
On March 6, 2017, Blitman & King will host its 27th Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar at Turning Stone Resort Casino. Please contact Susan Sturick at (315) 422-7111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP for this free seminar open to all labor organizations and their representatives. For additional information, please click here.
Four B&K attorneys have been selected to the 2017-2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Selection to Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprising nearly 4 million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country...
Dan Brice is the author of “The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act: Does Your Plan Comply?” published in the January 2017 edition of the International Foundation Benefits Magazine. Read the article here.
Nolan Lafler was recently recognized by the Volunteer Legal Services Program of Monroe County for his pro-bono efforts on behalf of lower income individuals who have wrongly been denied unemployment insurance benefits. To read more, click here.
Inside this issue you will find the latest decisions in three controversial cases. Graduate students working at a university are considered employees Standards for joint-employer status Interference with union representation elections You will find more information about these cases here.
Blitman & King Partner Jonathan Cerrito was interviewed by Uncubed in an article on workplace issues for employees that are negotiating employment agreements. In the interview, Jonathan discusses the process for reviewing employment agreements, red flags, job security terms and negotiations. Uncubed is a resource platform that provides knowledge to employees and founders in the […]
As the below arbitration decisions illustrate, Blitman & King has achieved substantial relief for the unions involved, among other things, obtaining reinstatement with full back pay and benefits in most instances. Although the descriptions of the facts make it appear that these were easy cases they were not; they were very difficult cases, as follows: Reinstated […]