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Biden Administration Announces Vaccine Requirement Impacting 100 Million Americans

What Happened? On September 9, 2021, in its most forceful actions in combatting COVID-19, the Biden Administration announced new rules that will mandate all private employers with 100 or more employees to require those employees to be vaccinated or undergo weekly testing.  It is estimated the new rules will impact...

Score for the Cure – JDRF Fundraiser

Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP is proud to sponsor and support Score for the Cure and the JDRF!  Our partner, David R. Dahan, is part of a group that helped organize the upcoming event this Saturday, August 14.  The event seeks to raise funds to find a cure for type one...

There and Back Again: CDC Reverses Mask Guidance and DOJ Says Employers Can Mandate Vaccines

What happened? With COVID infections once again on the rise, federal agencies have issued new guidance regarding masking recommendations for fully vaccinated individuals and whether employers can mandate COVID vaccines as a condition of employment regardless of the vaccine’s status with the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”). On July 27,...

Peter A. Chacanias’ Article on Riparian Claims published by Wolf Commercial Real Estate’s InfoFriday

The article titled “Beware of the Riparian Claim on NJ Waterfront Properties” was published in WCRE’s InfoFriday|July 2nd 2021.  Peter is a vital part of our Real Estate group with focus on zoning and land use and environmental matters, especially waterfront development issues.  Contact Peter directly at 856.355.2992 or by...

Partner, David R. Dahan Attended and Presented at the 2021 Conference and Expo for the CAI’s Keystone Chapter

On June 17, Partner, David R. Dahan, attended the 2021 Conference and Expo for the Community Associations Institute’s Keystone Chapter.  David was also the presenter at an education seminar at the event on the topic:  Recently Adopted Rules of FHA Certification May Help Your Condo Association.  This was the first...

NJ Supreme Court Sends Employee’s Claims To Jury Without Corroborating Evidence

What Happened? The New Jersey Supreme Court’s decision in Rios v. Meda Pharmaceutical, Inc. reverses dismissal of NJLAD complaint by the trial court and Appellate Division, and allows the Plaintiff employee to take his case to a jury. Rios, a Hispanic employee, complained of national origin and racial discrimination by...

Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP Partner Megan Knowlton Balne Elected Secretary of the Burlington County Bar Association

Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP is pleased to announce that partner, Megan Knowlton Balne, has been elected to serve as Secretary of the Burlington County Bar Association.  The BCBA was founded in 1932, and continues to bring the legal professionals in Burlington County together through continuing legal education programs, events and...

Now What? New Jersey and OSHA Signal Support for Lifting Mask Requirements

UPDATE:  On May 26, 2021, Governor Murphy issued a new Executive Order to clarify Executive Order 242 which lifted the mask and social distancing mandates.  Executive Order 243 provides additional clarity but also additional requirements for employers.  First, Order 243 makes clear that safety measures unrelated to masks and social...

Transactional Lawyer, A. Steven Fabietti, Esquire Joins Hyland Levin Shapiro

Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP is excited to announce that A. Steven Fabietti has joined the firm as a partner, continuing his concentration in corporate counseling and business transactions, transactional real estate and finance, and estate planning and administration. Steve represents clients located throughout South Jersey, and brings a broad range...

ARPA Expands COBRA Coverage

What happened? The newly signed American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) provides for 100% premium assistance to certain qualified beneficiaries for continuation coverage under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) for periods of coverage beginning on or after April 1, 2021 and ending September 30, 2021.  The Department...

Hyland Levin Shapiro Partner Peter J. Boyer Reappointed to serve as a Member of the Disciplinary Review Board by the Supreme Court of New Jersey

Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP partner, Peter J. Boyer has been reappointed to serve a new three-year term as a member of the Disciplinary Review Board of the New Jersey Supreme Court.  The Disciplinary Review Board serves as the intermediate appellate level of the attorney disciplinary system in New Jersey, subject...

Florida Real Estate Deal Lawyer, Krista D. DeCastro Esquire Joins Hyland Levin Shapiro

Krista DeCastro has joined Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP, where she will continue to represent real estate developers and investors in the acquisition, disposition, financing and leasing of commercial real estate. Krista will practice in Key Biscayne, Florida, just outside of Miami, as Counsel with the firm. Krista has spent the...

The Brownfields Loan Program Application deadline is Near!

What’s Happened? Earlier this year, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (“NJEDA”) launched a Brownfields Loan Program (“Loan Program”) which offers loans in amounts ranging from $100,000 to a maximum of $5 million to be used towards the remediation and development of brownfield sites across the state. The Loan Program...