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LeFebvre Law's blog exploring legal issues related to the small business community, entrepreneurs, contractors, the construction industry, along with occasional pieces about futurism, the commercial space industry and space law, and other emergent technologies and novel legal fields. "Always read The Fine Print!"

The Fine Print

LeFebvre Law's blog exploring legal issues related to the small business community, entrepreneurs, contractors, the construction industry, along with occasional pieces about futurism, the commercial space industry and space law, and other emergent technologies and novel legal fields. "Always read The Fine Print!"

Archive for: January 2016

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Employment Law January 27, 2016

Medical Marijuana in New York. What does that Mean for Employers?

There is now medical marijuana in New York. Its a brave new world, and we are here to help you navigate this evolving legal landscape as the state rolls out legal pot. First, a bit of background. The New York Compassionate Care Act was signed into law by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo on […]

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Employment Law January 27, 2016

The New York Compassionate Care Act – Medical Marijuana

The New York Compassionate Care Act – Medical Marijuana and What You Should Know The New York Compassionate Care Act was signed into law by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo on July 7, 2014, making New York the 23rd state in the U.S. to legalize medical marijuana.  The new law permits certified patients to […]

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Employment Law January 13, 2016

Caregiver Amendment New York City Human Rights Law

As many will note, there is a significant trend to expand worker’s rights recently, especially on the local level. Employers need to be kept up to date by their counsel as new laws come into existence that might impact the employment relationship. Such is the bill just signed into law by New York City Mayor […]

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Employment Law Uncategorized January 4, 2016

Considerations for Hiring Employees with Restrictive Covenants

It’s time to grow your business and bring on a new employee! Be sure to avoid exposing your business to liability resulting from a new hire breaching restrictive covenants with past employers.  Keep the following considerations in mind about restrictive covenants and hiring a new employee while going through the hiring process.       […]