New Laws For Law Firms

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Law new is an area of practice that allows lawyers to explore different ways to help clients. It can mean working with underserved communities and coming up with strategies that have not been a part of traditional law practice in the past. It can also involve finding more efficient ways to deliver legal services and utilizing technology to do so. Law firms that want to maximize their profits can benefit from exploring this area of practice.

This bill would require third-party food delivery services to obtain a license in order to operate in the City and repeals subchapter 22 of chapter 5 of title 20 of the Administrative Code that contains existing laws regulating these services. The bill would also establish penalties and enforcement mechanisms for violations of the provision.

In the future, City agencies that experience a data breach involving personal information of individuals will be required to disclose this information to affected persons. This bill amends the requirements for this disclosure by extending its scope to include situations in which the data is reasonably believed to have been accessed, disclosed or used by an unauthorized person.

Providing protections for hotel service workers displaced due to a change in ownership or control of a hotel. Read Local Law 98 of 2020.

Prohibiting restaurant workers from being paid less than the minimum wage. Read Local Law 77 of 2020.

Requiring fast food employers to discharge employees by inverse seniority when there is a need to lay off employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, and providing for compensation of laid-off employees and additional schedule pay premiums. Read Local Law 1 of 2021.

Ensuring that the Department of Consumer Affairs and the Office of Labor Standards are referred to by their new names, and updating references to those offices and other agency nomenclature. Read Local Law 80 of 2021.

Increasing the number of street vendor permits that may be issued, and requiring that a supervisory licensee be present at each pushcart. Read Local Law 151 of 2022.

Expanding the availability of paid safe leave to victims of domestic violence, sexual offenses, stalking or human trafficking. Read Local Law 199 of 2017.

Mandating audits of the records of licensed process servers, and creating a notice system regarding those who have been suspended, revoked or denied renewal of their licenses.

New law includes public and private laws enacted in the current legislative session. Public laws are assigned slip law (PL) numbers when they become effective, while private laws are referred to as unnumbered bills and do not receive a PL number. The law list is updated as new laws are enacted, and can be found at the Laws of New York City (Public Access Portal), NYC Council Legislation website and NYC Rules.