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Sep 17, 2021
Making Masks & Mandates Mandatory

The playing field has been cleared and loopholes and laws have been cited and enacted to make mandatory vaccines and masking up legal. https://gothamist.com/news/mask-and-vaccine-mandates-are-legaland-new-yorkers-should-expect-more-of-them

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Sep 16, 2021
NY HERO Act Lets Employers Force Vaccine

The new NY HERO Act – passed on May 5, 2021 – lets employers force their employees to get vaccine citing airborne infectious disease risk. Possibly anticipating the numerous labor lawsuits created by forcing employees to inject something into their bodies whether they ant to or not, the[…]

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Sep 15, 2021
Judge Runs Interference For NYC Healthcare Workers

A federal judge offered some reprieve for New York healthcare workers who opposed the vaccine mandate enacting by former Governor Cuomo and carried out by new Governor Hochul on basis of religious reasons. https://gothamist.com/news/federal-judge-temporarily-blocks-ny-vaccine-mandate-health-care-workers

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Sep 15, 2021
The People VS Employer Vaccine Mandates

A little known, never used law may provide all the cover needed for OHSA and powers that be to allow all employers to force their employees to be vaccinated or else. It’s the Occupational Safety & Health Act from 1970. https://www.abajournal.com/news/article/will-employer-vaccine-mandate-survive-osha-would-act-under-little-used-statutory-provision

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Sep 13, 2021
New York Real Estate Tea Leaves Spell Resurgence

Real Estate professionals and insiders are analyzing data and crunching numbers and monitoring upcoming projects – especially in commercial/office space – and the information all points to a big bounce back for NYC real estate market. https://nypost.com/2021/09/09/big-real-estate-moves-show-nyc-will-bounce-back-from-covid/

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Sep 10, 2021
New York Bar: Conducting Legal Business In The Age Of Covid

The New York Bar Association assembled a task force to examine the way Covid has altered how the business of law was and will be conducted. https://www.reuters.com/legal/government/ny-state-bar-tackles-future-legal-profession-upended-by-covid-19-2021-09-08/

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Sep 09, 2021
Court Is In Session

As post-Covid (still in Covid?) world begins to open up more and more the Supreme Court is no longer calling it in and is returning to the bench. https://apnews.com/article/health-courts-coronavirus-pandemic-3d8f33e6db3d31e09ff102b7d6ccf285?utm_source=Twitter&utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_medium=AP

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Sep 08, 2021
New York Lawmakers Green Makeovers Impact On Brooklyn

The greening of New York may not include infrastructure improvements to help parts of Brooklyn defend it self against the next storm like Ida – which dumped historic rainwater on much of the Northeast. https://bklyner.com/city-expands-green-infrastructure-in-brooklyn-but-many-flood-prone-areas-remain/

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Sep 07, 2021
Path Of The Undocumented Leads To One Man

Citizens who are undocumented may be putting all their hopes on one person: Chuck Schumer. https://www.washingtonpost.com/immigration/schumer-immigration-reform/2021/09/04/6dde4bd2-fab7-11eb-943a-c5cf30d50e6a_story.html

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Sep 03, 2021
States Acting On Child Marriage Laws With New York Leading The Way

Many states are examining and improving their laws on the minimum age to be married – to protect children – but New York has been a leader in this area for some time. New York is one of six states (along with New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Delaware[…]

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