2021 Annual Budget Vote & School Board Election

School Districts are heading into budget season for 2021! There are numerous deadlines approaching this year as we head into late Winter and early Spring that all Districts should be aware of leading up to the May 18, 2021, Annual Budget Vote and Sch… Read More
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Employee Discipline in the Age of COVID-19

The New York State Association of School Attorneys (NYSASA) December 21, 2020 “On Board” Article “Employee discipline in the age of COVID-19” contained the following contribution by Honeywell Law Firm, PLLC Managing Shareholde… Read More
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Deadline for Remote-Only Student Immunization Certifications Extended

On October 12, 2020, as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the New York State Department of Health suspended, for a period of 30 days, the enforcement of the required vaccinations for students enrolled in K-12 schools. This extension applied… Read More
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2020 Update to NYS Election Law § 3-110

2020 Update to NYS Election Law: Previously, in 2019 the Election Law was amended to permit employees to take up to four (4) hours of paid leave to vote. Election Law § 3-110 as amended in 2020 reduced this time and re-instated previous limitations… Read More
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Christopher Honeywell was promoted to Shareholder

Honeywell Law Firm, PLLC is pleased to announce that on July 1, 2020, attorney Christopher Honeywell was promoted to Shareholder. For the last five years as an associate attorney, Chris has been focusing his practice in the areas of Labor and Employm… Read More
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Honeywell Law Firm, PLLC Sponsors "A Day at the Golf Course"

On July 26, 2020, Honeywell Law Firm, PLLC participated in sponsoring a gold hole for the First Annual Day at the Golf Course for the Albany Therapeutic Riding Center. The event took place at Norman Side Country Club and the proceeds from the event d… Read More
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Re-Opening Guidance - Handling Leave and Accommodation Requests & Travel to and from High-Risk Restricted States

Handling Leave and Accommodation Requests: As school districts are finalizing and publishing their re-opening plans, a lot of employees are facing the realization that many of them will be required to return to the classroom and school building envir… Read More
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2020 Annual Budget Vote & School Board Election

As we enter 2020, School Districts are heading into budget season! There are plenty of deadlines approaching in late Winter/early Spring that all Districts should be aware of leading up to the May 19, 2020, Annual Budget Vote and School Board Electio… Read More
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Repeal of Religious Belief Exemption to Immunization Requirements

On June 13, 2019, the New York State legislature voted to revoke the religious belief exemption to immunization requirements under N.Y. Public Health Law § 2164(9). The notice and time-frames for immunization remain the same. For children who regist… Read More
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New York State Election Law Amended

New York State Election Law Amended as part of the 2019 New York State Budget (see N.Y. Election Law § 3-110) This amended statute now requires that employers provide employees with three (3) hours of paid time off on the day of an election to vote.… Read More
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