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Legal Alert: New York Adopts Increased Minimum Salary Thresholds for Employees Classified as “Executive” and “Administrative” ​​​​ Effective January 1, 2024 As previously discussed, the New York Department of Labor proposed an increase in the minimum salary threshold for those employees classified as “executive” and “administrative.” On...

Nichole Berklas, a Connecticut-based affordable housing and real estate attorney and Partner and Pro Bono Chair at Bocarsly Emden Cowan Esmail & Arndt, LLP, a transactional law firm, began volunteering with Pro Bono Partnership in 2022. In just over 18 months, Nichole has assisted six...

White Plains, NY, October 2, 2023 — On September 27, 2023, Pro Bono Partnership (the Partnership) celebrated its 26th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City, raising more than $2 million for its programs. Thanks to the generous contributions of Gala honorees...

With the end of 2023 fast approaching, Pro Bono Partnership wants to remind nonprofits about: Some notices that they might need to give to their New Jersey employees at the time of hire, annually, and/or upon request. Some other New Jersey notice requirements, including with respect to...

Nonprofits should note that New Jersey’s minimum hourly wage will increase on January 1, 2024, to $15.13 for employees of large employers and $13.73 for employees of small and seasonal employers. Moreover, as of January 1, 2024, “direct care staff members” in long-term health facilities...

Rick Glickstein, a Westchester-based solo practitioner, began volunteering with Pro Bono Partnership in 2020 and has quickly become one of our most prolific and valuable volunteers. In only a few years, Rick has already assisted Partnership clients with 22 legal matters ranging from developing corporate...

Bob Kanapka, Assistant General Counsel at Dun & Bradstreet, a leading global provider of business decision data and analytics, has been a reliable Pro Bono Partnership volunteer since 2016. During this time, Bob has assisted 17 New Jersey nonprofit clients with 20 unique legal matters....

UnitedHealth Group has been an invaluable Pro Bono Partnership supporter for 15 years. During this time, 45 UnitedHealth Group employees have volunteered and assisted 78 nonprofits with 111 unique legal matters in all three of the states that PBP serves—Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York. In 2021, Pro Bono...