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Stacey Trien

August 1, 2022

New York’s New Electronic Monitoring Law Requires Notice to Employees

by Stacey Trien

Adams Leclair Employment Alert: New York State employers are now required to put employees on notice prior to monitoring emails, internet use, and phone calls. On November 8, 2021, New…

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Erin F. Casey

July 7, 2022

What Creates Success for Working Parents? Flexibility!

by Erin Casey

Erin Casey is a litigator specializing in business and employment disputes with Adams Leclair LLP. She has found success and achieved professional goals while raising a family and working remotely. There…

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Anthony J. Adams, Jr.

May 17, 2022

Living with the Construction Wage Theft Law: Know Your Options

by Anthony Adams

It’s now the law in New York. Construction contractors may be sued, for up to three years, for the unpaid wages and benefits of their subcontractors’ employees, including liquidated damages…

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Robert Yawman

May 12, 2022

Recent Appellate Decisions Analyzing No-Damage-For-Delay Provisions

by Robert Yawman

It is no secret that construction projects frequently face delays. These delays lead to increased costs for contractors and subcontractors. As a result, construction contracts commonly include “no-damage-for-delay” provisions. These…

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Stacey Trien

May 3, 2022

Daily Record: Stacey Trien named to the Power 20 List for Labor and Employment Attorneys

by The Daily Record

  Partner Stacey Trien is among the 2022 Power 20 List for Labor and Employment Attorneys. The labor and employment attorneys on this list help companies navigate countless employment challenges…

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Erin Casey

December 20, 2021

Court of Appeals Decision Broadens Scope of Deceptive Business Practices Claims Under GBL § 349

by Erin Casey

New York General Business Law § 349(a) prohibits “deceptive acts or practices in the conduct or any business, trade or commerce or in the furnishing of any service.” To assert…

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Anthony Adams

November 9, 2021

Prevailing Rates for Private Work in 2022: Contractors Beware!

by Anthony Adams

For years New York’s prevailing wage law has required contractors performing public construction work to pay their workers union scale wages and fringes. Beginning January 1, 2022, that requirement will…

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Emily Uhlig

October 27, 2021

New York Raises the Bar for General Jurisdiction Over Foreign Corporations

by Emily Uhlig

When can an out-of-state corporation be sued in New York State?  New York’s highest court recently weighed in determining when courts have general jurisdiction over out-of-state corporations.  To bring a…

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Robert Yawman

September 15, 2021

Fixing the Damages in Advance: Recent Case Law Involving Liquidated Damages Provisions

by Robert Yawman

These pre-determined amounts, known as “liquidated damages”, commonly appear in real estate contracts, where the actual damages suffered from a breach are difficult to quantify. For example, a contract may…

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