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NJ Amends State Consumer Fraud Act to Expand Businesses’ Responsibilities in the Event of an Electronic Data Breach

November 13, 2019

Governor Phil Murphy signed into law P.L. 2019, c.95, which amends the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act (Act) to expand businesses’ notification requirements in the event of a data breach. The amendments went into effect on September 1, 2019. The Current Law Under the current…

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Pro Bono Partnership Celebrates 22nd Anniversary Gala

November 12, 2019

November 7, 2019, White Plains, NY — On October 16, 2019, Pro Bono Partnership (the Partnership) celebrated its 22nd Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City, raising more than $1.5 million for its programs. Thanks to the generous contributions of Gala honorees…

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Legal Alert: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Revised White Collar Regulations

November 8, 2019

In September, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) published revised regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that significantly increase the required minimum salary that must be paid to executive, administrative, and professional employees—that is, “white collar” employees—in order for those employees to…

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Gala Success! Thank You…and PHOTOS!

October 31, 2019

Thank you to everyone who celebrated the Partnership’s 22nd anniversary in person at Cipriani, or in spirit! Despite the downpour outside, there was an outpouring of support for our mission and appreciation for all we have been able to accomplish this year and in the…

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Legal Alert: Westchester County, NY Issues Employer Resources for New Safe Leave Law

October 29, 2019

Effective October 30, 2019, Westchester County, New York employers will be required to provide victims of domestic violence and human trafficking 40 hours of paid time off annually in order to (1) attend or testify in a criminal or civil proceeding related to domestic violence…

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Legal Alert: New York Wage History Ban

October 17, 2019

Effective January 6, 2020, all New York employers will be prohibited from asking current or prospective employees about their wage or salary histories. The new law prohibits employers from asking certain wage-related questions, particularly during the hiring process, and from engaging in certain conduct.  Examples…

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Legal Alert: Westchester County, NY Enacts Paid Safe Leave Law

October 17, 2019

Effective October 30, 2019, Westchester County, New York employers will be required to provide victims of domestic violence and human trafficking 40 hours of paid time off annually in order to (1) attend or testify in a criminal or civil proceeding related to domestic violence…

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Legal Alert: New Jersey Minimum Wage Increase & Mandatory Notices Reminder

October 3, 2019

Nonprofits should note that New Jersey’s minimum hourly wage will increase on January 1, 2020, to $11.00 for employees of large employers and $10.30 for employees of small and seasonal employers. Also, with the end of 2019 fast approaching, Pro Bono Partnership wants to remind…

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Legal Alert: New York Changes to Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Prevention Laws

September 27, 2019

In the past few months, New York has made several changes to laws intended to prevent harassment and discrimination in the workplace. These changes come on the heels of last year’s law that required New York employers to expand their sexual harassment prevention policies and…

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Celebrating Fall & the Partnership’s 22nd Anniversary!

September 19, 2019

Dear Friends, January may be the traditional time to celebrate a new beginning, but for me the start of fall is a “starting over” time as well. From the change in the weather and in nature, to the start of a new school year, there’s…

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