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Public Employees Must Be Aware of So-Called “First Amendment Audits”

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

In a recent trend, public employees across the country have found themselves the subject of live video and/or audio of them at work.

Ask An Attorney: Post-Residency Employment Agreement Considerations

Thursday, May 25, 2023

U&K's Brandon M. Ball answers questions about post-residency employment agreements in a recent issue of The Bulletin from MCMS.

Bravo U&K Team!

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

U&K volunteers had a great time helping Heritage Christian Services last week for the United Way’s Day of Caring.

EPA Proposes New Vehicle Emission Rules to Mandate Electric Vehicles

Friday, May 5, 2023

On April 12, 2023, the Environmental Protection Agency issued a proposed rule limiting carbon dioxide emissions generated by cars & trucks.

Paul K. Keneally Named to 2023 Power 20 Labor & Employment Law List

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Congratulations to Paul for being selected to The Daily Record's 2023 Power 20 Labor & Employment Law list for the second year in a row.

Brandon M. Ball Appointed to Oak Orchard Health Board of Directors

Monday, April 24, 2023

We are pleased to announce that U&K attorney, Brandon M. Ball, has been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of Oak Orchard Health.

NYS Releases Updated Model Sexual Harassment Prevention Policy and Training Resources

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

On April 11, 2023, the New York State Department of Labor released the State’s updated model Sexual Harassment Prevention Policy . . .

Upcoming Educational Opportunity for Realtors on May 4th

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Underberg & Kessler LLP and Genesee Regional Bank are pleased to present a complimentary seminar for realtors to learn timely and...

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Clarifies Overtime Exemption for Highly Compensated Employees

Monday, April 3, 2023

In its recent decision in Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. v. Hewitt, the United States Supreme Court ruled that high compensation . . .

The Enforceability of Skilled Nursing Care Agreements

Friday, March 24, 2023

The environment for long-term care for the elderly, and particularly skilled nursing care, is complex, often emotionally charged, and . . .

Patrick L. Cusato Named to 2023 Power 20 Real Estate Law List

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Congratulations to Pat for being selected to The Daily Record's 2023 Power 20 Real Estate Law list for the second year in a row.

Comprehensive Housing and Zoning Regulations Set to Sweep Across New York

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Governor Hochul proposed the New York Housing Compact, which includes proposals to address the purportedly low housing selection across NY.

Large NYS Employers with Warehouse Workers Must Follow New Law

Monday, March 6, 2023

Effective February 9, 2023, upon execution by Governor Hochul, the New York State Warehouse Worker Protection Act requires New York . . .

NLRB Holds Non-Disparagement and Confidentiality Provisions in Severance Agreements to Be Unlawful

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) recently issued a decision that may significantly alter the terms used in severance agreements.

Sharing Insight with HR Professionals at the 2023 Legal Update

Friday, February 17, 2023

Our Labor & Employment team spoke to a sold-out crowd at the 2023 Legal Update regarding NYS's sexual harassment prevention program.

U&K’s Joshua Beisker to Present Program on Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

We are happy to join Cancer Support Community at Gilda’s Club Rochester for an educational program on Wills, trusts, and estate planning.

The Cost of Convenience: Tips to Avoid Litigation When Granting Authority

Thursday, February 9, 2023

U&K's Katherine T. McCarley recently shared insight on granting authority in an Expert Opinion article for The Daily Record.

Our Buffalo Office Has Moved

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

We are excited to announce that our Buffalo office is now located at 285 Delaware Avenue, Suite 118, Buffalo, NY 14202.

Two U&K Attorneys Named to 2023 Power 20 Family Law List

Friday, February 3, 2023

Congratulations to Leah Tarantino Cintineo and Jennifer A. Shoemaker for being selected to The Daily Record's Power 20 Family Law 2023 list.

Reminder to Management: It’s (Past) Time to Update Your Employee Handbook (Again)

Monday, January 30, 2023

There are a myriad of benefits for an employer in establishing and disseminating job-related information such as policies and expectations.