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Becker News - 2021
FLORIDA PASSES BILL TO GRANT COVID-19 LIABILITY PROTECTIONS TO EMPLOYERS - April 26, 2021 - Read more
This is the New Normal: New Jersey Employers Can Require Employee Vaccinations- Written by: Erik Derr, Esq. - April 7, 2021 - Read more
California’s Covid-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave - By Christopher M. Leddy - March 26, 2021, Read more
Webinar: Successful Strategies for Tackling the Challenges Presented by COVID-19 - March 16, 2021 - Moderator: Joseph G. Harraka, Esq. , Partner, Becker LLC, Panelist: Lisa Yakomin, President, Bi-State Motor Carriers, and Panelist: Bethann Rooney, Deputy Director of the Port Department, Port Authority NY/NJ - View Recording
Underride Guards Legislation May Soon Become Federal Law - Written by: Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq.- March 11, 2021 - Read more
COVID-19 TESTING FOR THE TRUCKING AND LOGISTICS INDUSTRY UNDER CDC GUIDELINES - By Christopher M. Leddy, Esq. - March 3, 2021 - Read more
Conducting Covid-19 Testing For Staffing Firms Under CDC Guidelines - By Christopher M. Leddy, Esq. - February 24, 2021 - Read more
MSA Webinar PPP Rounds 1-2 and ERTC - Panelists: Becker LLC – Martin Borosko, Esq. Staffing Practice Leader & Chris Leddy, Esq.
Citrin Cooperman – Barry (BJ) Hoffman, CPA and Michael Zyborowicz, CPA & Staffing Practice Leaders - February 24, 2021 - View Recording
Are Per Diem Incentive Payments Considered Wages For Healthcare Staffing Companies? - By Christopher M. Leddy, Esq. - February 17, 2021 - Read more
TCI Business Capital invited industry experts: 2021 updates in background screening, drug testing, & COVID-19 vaccination requirements - February 12, 2021 - Panelists: Christopher Leddy, Alan Lasky, VP of Sales, Universal Background screening, Judy Praska , Owner/ Pressident Fastest Labs of Bloomington - View Recording
Q&A with David Searns, Co-CEO of Haley Marketing: A Discussion about Marketing for the Staffing Industry during the Pandemic and Effectively Moving Forward - Michael Bartels, Chief Development Officer of Becker LLC, interviewed fellow Industry Partner David Searns - February 2021 - Read more
US DOL Issues Opinion Letter Addressing Independent Contractors Setting Standards Determining Contractors Status - By: Joseph G. Harraka, Jr., Esq. Co-Practice Leader, Trucking and Logistics - January 21, 2021 Read more
Federal Department of Labor Announces Final Rule on Independent Contractor Status under Fair Labor Standards Act By: Joseph G. Harraka, Jr., Esq. Co-Practice Leader, Trucking and Logistics - January 7, 2021 Read more
Becker News - 2020
MSA Legal and Compliance Webinar Series: Privacy and Leave Laws for Massachusetts with Chris Leddy and Sarah Davis from Becker LLC - December 22, 2020: View Recording
Five Questions Discussing the Present and Future of the Healthcare Staffing Industry - December 17, 2020: Michael Bartels, Chief Development Officer of Becker LLC, interviewed fellow Industry Partner Tony D’Amicantonio, Vice President & Staffing Practice Leader of Odell Studner Read more
The Home Stretch: How to Maximize your PPP Forgiveness and successfully navigate the SBA Questionnaire - Webinar - Moderator: Michael A. Bartels, Panelists: Martin L. Borosko, Esq. and Michael Napolitano, Citrin Cooperman - Decemcember 15, 2020 - View Webinar
ESTES VS. LTL CARRIER LAWSUIT FORESHADOWS COVID-19 LITIGATION By Joseph G. Harraka, Jr., Esq. Co-Practice Leader, Trucking and Logistic - December 2020 - Read more
OVERCHARGED TRUCKERS CASE AGAINST OCEAN CARRIERS ADVANCES PER JUDGE’S RULING - Joseph G. Harrka, Jr., Esq. - November 19, 2020 - Read more
New Jersey’s Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order No. 192 Imposing COVID Safety Standards on all New Jersey Businesses by Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq. - October 29, 2020 - Read more
Discussing the Current State of the Trucking & Logistics Industry with Lisa Yakomin, President of the Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers, Interviewed by Joseph G. Harraka, Jr., Esq. - October 22, 2020 - Read more
Becker’s Anthony J. Vizzoni interviews Richard Marchisio of LEE & Associates discussing the Current State of Real Estate Affairs in the Logistics Marketplace Read More
New Jersey Trial Court Allows Covid-Related Business Interruption Claim to Proceed and Denies Defendant Insurer's Motion to Dismiss - September 30, 2020 - Joseph G. Harraka, Jr., Esq. Read more
THIRD CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS ISSUES PRECEDENTIAL RULING ON SCOPE OF A TRUSTEE’S FIDUCIARY DUTIES UNDER ERISA - Sept. 22, 2020 - Joseph G. Harraka, Jr. Esq. Read more
U.S. Department of Transportation Releases Historic National Freight Strategic Plan - Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq, - September 10, 2020 - Read More
U.S. District Court Grants Final Approval of a Settlement between PAM Transport Services, Inc. and Thousands of Drivers - Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq. -
Aug. 7, 2020 - Read more
Defining the Current Trends in Middle Market Staffing M&A - Moderator: Martin L. Borosko, Esq., Panelists: Patrick Morin, Paul Mehring, Nicholas T. Florio - View Webinar
NJ SUPREME COURT RULES THAT NJ ARBITRATION LAW APPLIES TO FAA EXEMPT TRUCKERS - July 15, 2020 - Joseph G. Harraka, Jr., Esq.-
Five Questions And Answers About Surviving the COVID-19 Crisis with Jaime Donnelly Chief Financial Officer at Integrity Staffing Solutions - July 7, 2020 - Read more
Changes To The New Jersey Rules Of Evidence Effective July 1, 2020 - By David G. Tomeo, Esq.- Read more
Returning to the Workplace under the "New Normal": How to Protect your Company, Employees and Customers Post COVID 19 - June 24, 2020
Moderator: Joseph G. Harraka Jr., Esq. Panelists: Michael Destasio, Christopher M. Leddy, Esq., Michael Friel - View webinar
House Passes Amendments To Payroll Protection Program - By Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq. and Christopher Leddy, Esq. - June 5, 2020 - Read more
Five Questions About Surviving the COVID-19 Crisis with Kurt Murray: Principal at Assurance, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC Company - By Martin L. Borosko, Esq. Interview - May 14, 2020 - Read more
FAQ #46: Welcomed News For Many PPP Borrowers - By Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq. - May 13, 2020 - Read more
Interview with Martin Borosko , managing member of Becker LLC, By Craig Johnson, Senior Managing Editor of Staffing Industry Review and Staffing Industry Analysts Daily News for their article PPP - Act Fast. - May 8, 2020 - Read more
U.S. Senate Moves To Reaffirm Deductibility Of Certain PPP Expenses - Kent L. Schwarz, Esq. - May 7, 2020 - Read more
Faq #40: SBA Guidance As To Those Employees Unwilling To Return To The Workforce - By Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq.- May 5, 2020 - Read more
IRS Issues New Guidance Regarding Deductibility Of Expenses Which Are Forgiven Under The Payroll Protection Program - By Christopher M. Leddy, Esq. - May 1, 2020 - Read more
Five Questions About Surviving the COVID-19 Crisis with Tom Nunn, President of Tom Nunn Consulting, LLC - Martin L. Borosko, Esq. Interview - April 30, 2020 - Read more
Court Dismisses Out-of-Network Provider Lawsuit Against Health Plans - Michael E. Holzapfel, Esq. April 29, 2020 - Read more
Industry Specialists Discuss the Impact of COVID-19 on the Transportation Industry - Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq. April 28, 2020 - Read more
FAQ #31: THE PPP PANDORA’S BOX - Anthony J. Vizzoni - April 27, 2020 - Read more
Remote Work or Remotely Working? Formulating Effective “Telework” Policies - By Timothy J. Szuhaj - April 24, 2020 - Read more
Five Questions About Surviving the COVID-19 Crisis with Mike DeStasio - April 21, 2020 - Read more
Staffing Firms Eligibility for PPP Loans - By Martin L. Borosko, Esq. - April 13, 2020 - Read more
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Securities (CARES) Act: A Webinar Covering the Benefits of the Federal Stimulus Package- April 9, 2020 - View Webinar
Four Questions About Surviving the COVID-19 Crisis - An Interview By Martin L. Borosko, Esq. with Nick Florio, CPA, CEO and Founder of Strategic Staffing Consultants - April 4, 2020 - Read Interview
Small Business Exemption from Paid Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Act - By Christopher Leddy, Esq.- April 3, 2020 - Read full article
Federal Government Provides Assistance to Small Businesses to Help Offset Covid-19 Losses - By Anthony J. Vizzoni. Esq. and Joseph G. Harrka, Esq. Jr April 2020 - Read more
New Jersey Superior Court Rules Insurance Carrier Had No Duty To Indemnify Third Party Where Insured Was Exonerated From Liability -
By David G. Tomeo,Esq. April 2020 - Read more
Emergency Families First Coronavirus Response Act - By Christopher M. Leddy, Esq. & David J. Sprong, Esq. - March 2020 - Read more
Governor Phil Murphy Signs a Legislative Package which He states is Meant to Combat “Worker Misclassification and Exploitation.” January 2020 - Read more
2019 Trends in the Staffing Industry for M&A - October 2019 - Read more
CALIFORNIA PASSES AB5, NEGATIVELY AFFECTING HOW STAFFING FIRMS DO BUSINESS By Christopher M. Leddy, Esq. - October 2019 - Read more
Becker Staffing Group Presents Webinar - “Multistate Employer Considerations” - July 2019 - Read more
New Jersey Supreme Court Weighs in on the Validity of Leases in the Motor Carrier Industry and who an owner is under truth in lending regulations By Christopher M. Leddy, Esq.- April 2019 - Read more
Executive Management & Safety Symposium brought to you by the New Jersey Transportation Advisory Council (NJ-TAC) - April 2019 - Read more
Blockchains and Smart Contracts: From Cryptocurrencies to Everywhere? Timothy J. Szuhaj, Esq. and Eric R. Perkins, Esq - April 2019 - Read more.
Confidentiality-Non Disclosure Provisions Article by Christopher M. Leddy, Esq. - March 2019 - Read more
Eric R. Perkins from Becker LLC is a panelist at the International Forum: Focus on USA in Carrara, Italy - March 2019 - Read more
In the Zone - A Qualified Opportunity Zone Overview By Kent L. Schwarz, Esq. and Sarah L. Davis, Esq. - March 2019 - Read more
Financial Challenges in Trucking Industry - By Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq. February 2019 - Read more
Staffing Industry: Merger and Acquisition Outlook for 2019 By: Martin L. Borosko - February 2019 - Read more
Becker LLC Welcomes Eric R. Perkins to the Firm - February 2019 - Read more
Federal Court Upholds Independent Contractor Test for Delivery Drivers by David J. Sprong, Esq. - January 2019 - Read more
Four Legal Trends Staffing Firms Should Prepare for in 2019 By Timothy J. Szuhaj, Esq. and Christopher M. Leddy, Esq. - January 2019 - Read more
Eastern District of PA Federal Judge Rules Transportation Company May Be Sued Over Harassment by Non- Employee By Joseph G. Harraka, Jr., Esq. and Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq.- January 2019 - Read more
Is Your Company Ready To Disclose its Employer-Sponsored Health Offerings? - December 2018 - Read more
IRS Provides Guidance on 20% Pass-Through Deduction (Section 199A) How it might affect the Transportation Industry -
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals Rules Truckers' State Wage Class Action Claims Not Preempted by Federal Law - By Joseph G. Harraka, Jr., Esq. and Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq. October 11, 2018 - Read more...
Is SBA Financing Right For Your Business? Livingston, NJ - September 27, 2018 - Read more
New York Releases Draft Sexual Harassment Policy - New York, NY - September 2018 - Read more
Are you prepared for the Trending Paid Sick Laws? Livingston, NJ - September 2018 - Read more
Leasing Activity Accelerates for Becker’s Real Estate Group by Anthony J. Vizzoni - August 9, 2018 - Read more...
Becker LLC tax attorney and Partner, Kent Schwarz presents New Tax Law at Keller Williams - Basking Ridge, NJ, March 2018 - Read more...
Bankrutpcy Restructuring & Creditor's Rights Group: Our Group Is Rolling Into 2018, But Lookng Back, We Had A Great 2017 by Allen J. Underwood, II - February 2018 - Read more...
Becker LLC's Real Estate Group Excels in 2017, by Anthony J. Vizzoni, January 2018 - Read more...
Becker LLC Welcomes New Atorneys to the Firm - January 5, 2018 - Read more...
Becker News - 2017
The Staffing Team at Becker Participates on the Webinar: “Navigating the New Ban on Salary Disclosure” , December 2017 - Read more...
Becker LLC announces the opening of a California office - New York, N.Y., September 25, 2017 - Read more...
Wesley Bridges To Present at Upcoming HR Management & Labor Relations Panel at Rutgers Leadership Academy - October 3, 2017 - Read more...
Becker LLC Participates in a Day of Community Service - Read more...
Brian Curtis to Present at Upcoming NJSBA Labor & Employment Law Seminar - May 24, 2017 - Read more...
New York City Ban on Disclosure of Salary History Expected to Take Effect in October 2017 - May 2017 - Read more...
Becker News - 2016
Joseph Harraka, Jr. Aruges before NJ Supreme Court - May 2016 - Read more
Joseph G. Harraka, Jr. Esq. To Moderate and Serve as Guest Speaker at ABA Insurance Coverage Seminar Livingston, N.J. - February 2016 - Read more
Becker News - 2015
Chambers USA 2015 Recognizes Attorney Stacey L. Meisel for Excellence - April 2015 - Read more
Becker attorneys receive accolades in their fields of practice - March 2015 - Read more
Becker Real Estate Group presents 2014 Achievements - Year in Review - March 2015 - Read more
Joseph Harraka serves as Guest Speaker at ABA Seminar, held in Tucson, Arizona - March 2015 - Read more
Becker Staffing Group presents 2014 Select Achievements - Year in Review - Read more
Becker News - 2014
Becker News - 2013
Becker Meisel Sponsors Newark Boys Chorus School’s "Lawyers Leading the Way" Event - March 14, 2013 - Read more
Stacey L. Meisel Speaks on "Alternatives to Bankruptcy” Panel - March 8, 2013 - Read more
Becker Meisel Staffing Institute Hears from Paul Mehring, Executive VP, Access Capital, on Financing in the Staffing Industry - February 13, 2013 - Read more
Family Law Practice Launches New Blog - February 12, 2013 - Read more
Becker News - 2012
Becker Meisel Staffing Institute Welcomes Guest Speakers from "Aspire" and "Scientific Search" to Provide Insight on the Financial/Accounting and Life Sciences Staffing Verticals - December 6, 2012 - Read more
Ben H. Becker Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 - September 5, 2012 - Read more
News and Publications - 2011
Becker News - 2010
IRS Provides Guidance on 20% Pass-Through Deduction (Section 199A) How it might affect the Transportation Industry - November 2018 - Read more