Whether it’s Jimmy Fallon’s male stage manager suing him because he was replaced by a woman or Michael Douglas’s character fighting for his professional life in the film “Disclosure,” more men are complaining about being victims of sexual discrimination and harassment.
BUFFALO (AP) — An audit shows the city of Buffalo has paid nearly $2 million for health insurance for 152 deceased employees.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Companies using criminal records or bad credit reports to screen out job applicants might land afoul of anti-discrimination laws as the government steps up scrutiny of hiring policies that can hurt blacks and Hispanics.
The law firm of Fix Spindelman Brovitz & Goldman PC announced that Jordan E. Morgenstern recently became a partner of the firm. His legal practice is focused around representing buyers and sellers in the acquisition and disposition of multi-family properties, industrial buildings, retail development and vacant land. Goldberg Segalla LLP partner Joseph M. Hanna will […]
Even with a strong demand for physicians in the Rochester area, local health care experts say recruiting them can be like pulling teeth. A recent survey conducted by the Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency and Monroe County Medical Society found that in the next 10 years there is likely to be a shortage of physicians […]
The law firm of Harter Secrest & Emery LLP announced that Ellen P. Lynch and Kelly A. Pronti recently became partners of the firm. Lynch focuses her labor practice on providing counsel to public and private sector employers in all areas of labor relations and employment law. Pronti focuses her real estate, land use and […]
A recent amendment to the New York State Labor Law adds one more step to the hiring process, requiring employers to notify new hires in writing of their wage rate, regular pay day and overtime pay rate. Employers previously were not required to put any of that information in writing, up-front. Amended Labor Law §195(1), […]
Seventh Judicial District Judge Thomas Van Strydonck served as master of ceremonies Monday afternoon, when the oath of office was administered to New York State Supreme Court Justice Alexander R. Renzi and Monroe County Judge John L. DeMarco. Members of the bench and bar filled the ceremonial courtroom on the fourth floor of the Hall […]
Sweden Town Justice William J. Cody died Dec. 17, less than a month after being diagnosed with cancer. He was 57. An estimated 300 people attended his calling hours Sunday at the Fowler Funeral Home in Brockport. A score of town and village justices paid their respects, including several black-robed magistrates who stood by the […]
The law firm of Harris Beach PLLC recently announced that Kevin W. Tompsett of Avon was elected to partnership, effective Jan. 1. Tompsett practices in the financial restructuring, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights and collections law practice groups, and focuses his practice on advising and representing individual and corporate lenders on issues of financial restructuring, bankruptcy [&helli[...]
Appellate Division, Fourth Department Senior Associate Justice Robert G. Hurlbutt will take the bench for the last time today. Justice Hurlbutt, 70, has served on the appellate court for 10 years. “He has authored more complex and noteworthy decisions during his time on that court than any other member,” Appellate Division, Fourth Department Presiding Justice […]
The law firm of Hiscock & Barclay LLP recently re-elected John Langan to his fourth term as managing partner. The firm also re-elected Gerald Stack as managing director of the firm’s Syracuse office, where he also will serve with Langan on the Management Committee. The law firm of Boylan, Brown, Code, Vigdor & Wilson LLP […]
- Fourth Department – Speedy trial: People v. Jordan
- Fourth Department – Rosario material: People v. Dennard
- Second Circuit – Magnuson-Stevens Act: State of New York v. Raimondo
- Fourth Department – Plea: People v. Davis
- Second Circuit – Revocation of minimum sentence: Bangs v. Walter William Smith, et al.
- Fourth Department – Relation-back doctrine: CHS Inc. v. Land O’Lakes Purina Feed, et al.
- Fourth Department – Unlawful arrest: People v. Burke
- Fourth Department – Attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance: People v. Brown
- Second Circuit – Immigration: Paucar v. Garland
- Fourth Department – Slip and fall: Black v. 465 Payne Avenue
- Second Circuit – Misappropriation of trade secrets: Pauwels v. Deloitte
- Fourth Department – Molineux evidence: People v. Anderson
- N.Y. Court of Appeals reverses murder conviction because of illegal search
- State board approves cannabis lawsuit settlements, paves way for the opening of retail dispensaries
- NY Court of Appeals reverses gun conviction over ineffective counsel
- Split court affirms gun conviction, finding search and arrest were legal
- NY appeals court vacates drug conviction over illegal police search
- Split Court of Appeals strips Police Accountability Board of disciplinary power
- Manslaughter conviction reversed after appeals court finds insufficient evidence
- Rochester-area family sues over compromised medical records