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Upstate courts back open

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In-person court operations are expected to resume for most of New York State by later this week, with the exception of the New York City region. The state’s court system had been operating virtually since mid-March to slow the spread ...

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Empire Justice Center offering legal advice on unemployment benefits and paid family leave

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The Empire Justice Center has set up a help line for unemployment and paid leave legal assistance. As unemployment claims skyrocket due to the job losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the help line has been created for New Yorkers ...

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CARES Act has holes for workers

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The newly signed CARES Act was designed to help stimulate the economy while offering much-needed relief to both businesses and workers. On the whole, the package is looked at favorably, but some experts are saying CARES leaves certain workers vulnerable. ...

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In addition to health concerns, coronavirus a legal and employment issue

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Although coronavirus, or COVID-19, has not yet caused major disruptions in Rochester, it’s simply a matter of time before it does. And business and community leaders need to be prepared, officials say. “The most important message I can impart to ...

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Opioid trial delayed because of Coronavirus

A civil trial in a lawsuit against the makers and distributors of opioid drugs that was supposed to start on March 20 will be postponed because of the Coronavirus. Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for Courts Outside New York City Vito ...

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