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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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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School District Annual Budget Vote & School Board Election Vote

As we enter 2019, 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 21, 2019, Annual Budget Vote and School Board Electio… Read More
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Protecting Your Reputation in the Age of Social Media

Honeywell Law Firm’s Managing Shareholder, Jeff Honeywell and Partner, Paul Aloy presented to The Mid-Hudson Catskill Council of School Superintendents (MHCCOSS) on Thursday, October 18, 2018. The Presentation focused on ways to Protect Your Re… Read More
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The United States Supreme Court Decision in Janus v. AFSCME and the Amendments to New York State’s Taylor Law

The United States Supreme Court Decision in Janus v. AFSCME and the Amendments to New York State’s Taylor Law On June 27, 2018, the Supreme Court decided Janus v. AFSCME. At issue in the case was whether it is constitutional for a state to have a l… Read More
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Annual Budget Vote and Election of the Board of Education

As a reminder, tomorrow, Tuesday, May 15, 2018 is the Annual Budget Vote and Election of the Board of Education. It is important to make sure that you get out to the polls and vote on your District’s budget and board members. Check your District’… Read More
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