Month: April 2020

Summary of Executive Order 202.24

On April 25, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.24 invoking new powers from a law passed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic to temporarily suspend or modify laws necessary to assist or aid in coping with a declared State disaster emergency. On March 3, 2020, the Governor signed into law legislation that expanded his … Continued

Summary of Executive Order 202.23

On April 24, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.23 invoking new powers from a law passed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic to temporarily suspend or modify laws necessary to assist or aid in coping with a declared State disaster emergency. On March 3, 2020, the Governor signed into law legislation that expanded his … Continued

Daily Coronavirus Update: New Pro Bono Initiative Helps Jobless New Yorkers Secure Unemployment Benefits

Good evening Members, New Yorkers who need help securing unemployment benefits through the appeal process will be matched with attorneys provided by the pro bono partnership launched by the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) and the state court system. Hundreds of lawyers are preparing to assist clients beginning this week. A new innovative website, www.nysba.org/legalhelp, … Continued