In a field where client service is a top priority, law firms are always looking for ways to unleash the potential of their teams and grow the business. One concept that is taking hold across the industry is “law new.” While it may seem like a buzzword, law new refers to a number of different areas that help firms expand their practice in fresh and innovative ways.
These practices can include embracing technology, focusing on process and developing unique strategies that have not been a part of the legal landscape in the past. It can also be about partnering with underserved communities or finding creative ways to help clients achieve their goals.
The City has a number of student loan forgiveness programs that can help alleviate the burden of debt for hard working individuals. This bill would require the Department of Citywide Administrative Services to prepare a notice for City agencies and job applicants regarding these programs. DCWP would then make the notice available to employees and job applicants at City agencies.
Under current law, a food service establishment with an online order and delivery system is prohibited from charging such establishments for telephone orders that do not result in a transaction during the call. This bill extends this prohibition until 2022.
This bill prohibits street vending in a portion of Dyker Heights beginning on Thanksgiving until New Year’s day. The bill also requires a permit for each pushcart and establishes rules to ensure the safety of customers and vendors.
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of new york in relation to granting safe time for victims of family offense matters, sexual offenses, stalking and human trafficking and their family members. The bill would also require the commissioner of the Department of Consumer Affairs to review and update policies and procedures, including establishing a special task force to examine the effectiveness of these policies.
This bill would establish protections for hotel workers who are displaced due to a change in ownership or management of the property. The bill also would require hotels to provide employees with a schedule of pay premiums.