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A delay in a disciplinary hearing resulting from an employee’s adjournment request may be properly counted against the employee for purposes of determining his or her entitlement to back pay

A delay in a disciplinary hearing resulting from an employee’s adjournment request may be properly counted against the employee for purposes of determining his or her entitlement to back payOATH Index No. 1355/17A civil engineer failed to report for a … Continue reading

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Tax Deadline Extended One Day for IRS Purposes

The IRS announced late today that due to the computer issues with IRS Direct Pay and the IRS e-filing systems, that individuals and businesses with a tax deadline of today (April 17th) have an extra day, until midnight, April 18th. … Continue reading

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Distinguishing between official acts and unofficial acts for the purposes of claiming qualified immunity from lawsuits in New York State courts

Judge Jennifer G. Schecter, citing Clinton v Jones, 520 US 681 [Clinton], held that a sitting president is not immune from being sued in state courts for unofficial acts* and denied President Donald J. Trumps' [Defendant] motion to dismiss Summer … Continue reading

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Whether a Barge Worker is a Seaman for Jones Act Purposes

Our lawyers are often contacted by maritime workers who were injured on the job who wish to know what legal rights they have and what type of recovery they may be entitled. The first question that must be addressed is … Continue reading

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“Demurrage claims” for the purposes of documentary time bars

On 2 February 2018 the Commercial Court allowed an appeal from a decision of the Arbitration Tribunal  in Lukoil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd v Ocean Tankers Pte Ltd. The Judgment serves as a reminder to Owners to ensure that, if … Continue reading

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