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Preventing sexual harassment at work

Domenique Camacho Moran, labor and employment partner at Farrell Fritz, is quoted in this article. Employers have been given more time to provide sexual harassment prevention training to all employees. The original deadline, Jan. 1, has been extended by New York State to Oct. 9, 2019. Still, employers are advised not to drag their feet and...

Should Facebook Limit Its Targeting Options for Job Ads to Prevent Discrimination?

Domenique Camacho Moran, labor and employment partner at Farrell Fritz, is quoted in this article. Facebook has been under steady fire over data breaches, misuse of personal data, improper reporting of video ad metrics, fake news and the use of its platform to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Over the past...

Mattress Firm store in Oceanside has closed amid bankruptcy filing

Patrick Collins, partner, is quoted in this article. A newly closed Mattress Firm store in Oceanside is among 99 locations in the retailer’s second round of closures as part of its bankruptcy protection filing. Patrick Collins, a partner at Uniondale law firm Farrell Fritz, who specializes in bankruptcy and restructuring, said that in a changing retail landscape competition from the...

Ones to Watch in Law: Frank T. Santoro

A partner at Uniondale-based Farrell Fritz, Frank T. Santoro concentrates his practice in trusts and estates litigation. Click on the link to read the October 12, 2018 Ones to Watch in Law column.

Firm considers move from Westchester to Long Island

Farrell Fritz associate Nicholas Terzulli is representing HVAC supplier ACS System Associates as they consider a move to Long Island. ACS System Associates is looking for its new home, and Nassau County is on the short list, as reported by Newsday in the September 19, 2018, print edition. Nassau County’s IDA has...

IDA helping Plainview factory expansion

Peter L. Curry, partner, is quoted in this article. Supreme Screw Products Inc., a manufacturer of precision-machined components, plans a $4.7 million expansion adjacent to its Plainview headquarters and will hire 20 more workers. The company previously received IDA help for its move from the Bronx to Long Island about three years ago. “They are a...

IDA approves tax breaks for Islanders’ $10 million Coliseum upgrade plan

Peter L. Curry, partner, is quoted in this article. The Nassau County Industrial Development Agency voted to approve tax breaks for the New York Islanders Wednesday night on a nearly $10 million planned renovation at NYCB Live’s Nassau Coliseum. Peter Curry, an attorney representing BSE, said the improvements at the arena needed...

Boom time ahead for Long Island?

Louis Vlahos, partner, who leads the Farrell Fritz tax practice group is quoted in this article. Tax reform, Wayfair case and business-friendly climate spurring growth In the wake of last year’s landmark tax law and amid a generally favorable business climate, there is potential for an economic boom in the Long Island businesses...

Molloy College names new chairman, board member

John P. McEntee, partner at Farrell Fritz, P.C., was named as new chairman of Molloy College’s Board of Trustees last month after five years on the board, succeeding Msgr. Francis J. Caldwell. Molloy also welcomed Nicolette Fiore-Lopez to the board. McEntee, of Rockville Centre, has been a member of the board since 2013,...

To C or Not to C?

Louis Vlahos, partner at Farrell Fritz is mentioned in this article. C-Corp offers tax treasures and traps as new code takes effect Business people lately are eager to form or continue as C-corporations in light of lower taxes for these entities under new laws, but accountants said the devil may be in...