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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]