Law new refers to techniques that lawyers can use to help their clients in innovative ways. This can include working with underserved communities, using new methods to reach clients, and creating strategies that have not been used in the past. These techniques can help legal firms to increase revenue, provide a better service, and attract more clients.
The law new concept is one that all lawyers can benefit from. It’s about offering the kind of help that some clients need without impacting other areas of legal practice that might be a firm’s primary focus. A well thought out plan making use of this concept can be a very successful way to generate new business and build a strong client base for a firm.
This bill would require City agencies to notify affected persons if their private information was breached, and to promptly disclose this type of information to the City’s Chief Privacy Officer and the Office of Cyber Command. It would also align some City laws with the State’s SHIELD Act.
Shoppers may have noticed that shampoos and other personal care items marketed to women often cost more than very similar versions for men. This type of pricing is called a “pink tax” and it could be illegal under this law, which would prohibit stores from charging different prices for products based on gender.
The City’s paid safe leave law will expand to include time off for people who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking or human trafficking, and their family members. This law is scheduled to take effect in 2022.
This bill requires City agencies to provide notices of student loan forgiveness programs for their employees and job applicants. It would also authorize DCWP to prepare and make available the information in a written format for City agencies to distribute to their employees and job applicants.
This law would establish protections for displaced hotel service workers in the event of a change in control of a hotel, such as a sale or bankruptcy. It would also establish that the City’s rules regarding pushcarts must be enforced by a dedicated unit in DCWP.
This law amends the administrative code to change references to the Department of Consumer Affairs to the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection, and to update other agency nomenclature. It also expands the authority of DCWP to seek restitution on behalf of consumers and workers. It would also allow DCWP to certify and file suit to recover civil penalties. It would also authorize the Commissioner to adopt, reverse, or modify OATH trial decisions. It would also provide for the extension of certain provisions of this law. Read Local Law 145 of 2020.