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Jan 31 2017
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Blitman & King’s 27th Annual Labor Seminar

admin | Prevailing Wage | Public Sector Unions | Union Labor

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 seminars@bklawyers.com to RSVP for this free seminar open to all labor organizations and their representatives. For additional information, please click here.

Jan 12 2017
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Blitman & King Named in 2017-2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America | Employment Law

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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...

Jan 5 2017
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“The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act: Does Your Plan Comply?”

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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.

Nov 3 2016
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B&K Client Alert – October 2016

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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.

Nov 3 2016
Jonathan Cerrito

Uncubed Workplace Features Jonathan Cerrito

Jonathan Cerrito | Discrimination | Employee & Severance Agreements | Employment & Severance Agreements | Individual & Executive Disputes | Individual Employment | Wage & Hour | Whistleblower

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 […]

Sep 27 2016
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Blitman & King Achieves Key Victories in Labor Law Arbitrations

admin | Alternative Dispute Resolution | Corporate Reorganizations | Duty of Fair Representation | Labor Litigation | Labor Relations | Prevailing Wage | Public Sector Unions | Union Governance | Union Labor

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 […]

Sep 26 2016
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Blitman & King Partner Brian J. LaClair to Present at the Onondaga County Bar Association’s 20th Annual Bridge the Gap Program

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Blitman & King Partner Brian J. LaClair will be presenting at the Onondaga County Bar Association’s 20th Annual Bridge the Gap Program, a continuing legal education program which focuses on the needs of newly admitted attorneys.  Brian will be presenting on the topic of Employment Law alongside OCBA President and Staff Attorney at Legal Services […]

Sep 26 2016
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Blitman & King Partner Brian J. LaClair to Receive 40 under Forty Award

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Blitman & King partner Brian J. LaClair was selected as a recipient of the 40 under Forty Award for 2016.  According to the announcement from the Central New York Business Journal, which sponsors the awards program, 40 under Forty winners “represent a virtual who’s who of up and coming Central New York leaders in the […]

Aug 8 2016
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Blitman & King Attorneys to Present at ABA’s 10th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference in Chicago

Brian LaClair | Individual Employment | Union Labor

Blitman & King attorneys Brian J. LaClair and Bryan T. Arnault will be presenting separate programs at the ABA’s Annual Labor & Employment Law Conference.  The conference will be held from November 9-12, 2016 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in downtown Chicago. On November 10, Bryan Arnault will be a panelist for a conference program […]

Jul 25 2016
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New Overtime Rules Will Help Many American Workers – *UPDATE*

Brian LaClair | Wage & Hour

On December 1, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) will make a significant adjustment to the rules governing overtime exemptions for salaried workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) which will greatly benefit those workers. In March 2014, President Obama directed the DOL to make this change and, in the interim, the DOL […]