Quoted: Wall Street Journal: Poll From Tali Farhadian Weinstein in Manhattan District Attorney Race Is Criticized
Rivals say candidate conducted a ‘push poll’ spreading negative information about candidate Alvin Bragg; Farhadian Weinstein camp defends survey as standard
Phillips Nizer Adds Four Real Estate Partners and an Associate from Brill & Meisel: Allen H. Brill, Elliott Meisel, Mark Axinn, Christopher Aldridge, and Amanda Benishai
Four partners and an associate join top NY Real Estate practice
Phillips Nizer Managing Partner Marc Landis was elected to the Ally Law 2021-2022 Executive Board
On May 5, 2021, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the New York Health and Essential Rights Act (NY HERO Act), which is intended to protect workers from airborne infectious diseases in the workplace. The law will require employers to comply with minimum standards for workplace safety, which are to be developed, implemented and enforced by the NYS Department of Labor (NYSDOL) and the New York Department of Health (NYSDOH). These standards, once implemented, will address testing, PPE, social distancing, hand hygiene, disinfection, and engineering controls.
When former Boston Mayor and construction trades union member and leader Marty Walsh was confirmed as the 29th U.S. Secretary of Labor on March 22, 2021, he became the first union member Secretary since the 1970s. Walsh’s background, priorities and experience point to a significantly more pro-labor agenda than in recent years, and early action on a number of major labor initiatives, including rollbacks of Trump labor regulations.