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A party filing a motion seeking a permanent stay of a demand for arbitration must satisfy a "two-part test" to prevail

A party filing a motion seeking a permanent stay of a demand for arbitration must satisfy a "two-part test" to prevailVillage of Garden City v Professional Firefighters Assn. of Nassau County, Local 1588, 2018 NY Slip Op 03688, Appellate Division, … Continue reading

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U.S. and Brazil Start Permanent Forum on Security

  On May 22, 2018, the United States and Brazilian governments issued a joint statement following the start of the U.S.-Brazil Permanent Forum on Security. The initiative arose during a meeting in Brasilia at which U.S. Deputy Secretary of State … Continue reading

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Uber Drivers’ Class Action Lawsuit Hits Permanent Red Light

Last week, the ridesharing giant, Uber, secured a resounding legal win when a federal judge dismissed a putative class action lawsuit alleging the company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to pay drivers overtime. The ruling is enormously … Continue reading

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Lawmakers May Vote on Making Key Provisions of the TCJA Permanent

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), passed by Congress in December 2017, made several significant changes to federal taxes, both for individuals and businesses. However, many changes are set to expire over the next eight years, including full expensing … Continue reading

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A resolution increasing a NYSHIP participating employer's contribution for health insurance premiums is temporary absent a manifest intent to create a permanent right

Noting that there was nothing in the language of the NYSHIP participating employer's 1976 policy addressing employer contributions towards employee and retiree health insurance premiums that would create private contractual rights, this decision points out that the rules and regulations … Continue reading

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