State Bar Association Publishes Landmark Guide on Employment Law

By Dan McMahon

February 2, 2021

State Bar Association Publishes Landmark Guide on Employment Law


By Dan McMahon

New York State Bar Association and Bond, Schoeneck & King Labor and Employment, Employee Benefits Group announce the release of New York Employment Law: The Essential Guide

The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) has created a new comprehensive guide on employment law in New York with answers to more than 450 frequently asked questions for attorneys, human resources professionals and laypersons.

Edited by Louis P. DiLorenzo and Jeffrey A. Kehl of Bond, Schoeneck & King and written by more than 80 attorneys from Bond’s Labor and Employment, Employment Benefits Group, the 435-page New York Employment Law: The Essential Guide addresses such wide-ranging issues as contract law, tort law, discrimination law, employee benefits law, worker’s compensation law, unemployment insurance law, New York State Department of Labor regulations and wage and hour requirements.

“The book provides in-depth advice on a wide range of employment-related topics and crucially covers many New York City specific and complex regulations,” said Madelyn F. Wessel, vice president and general counsel, Cornell University.

As noted by the editors in their introduction, the law does not create a workplace culture. Instead, it is generated through the relationship between employers and employees – an atmosphere created by people rather than by statutes or the common law. The “correct” legal answer in one workplace culture may not necessarily be the right answer elsewhere. This book will provide the legal rules of the road for those who are responsible for shaping, changing and maintaining a wide variety of cultures across a number of industries.

The cost to purchase the book is $95 for members and $130 for non-members. For more information on the Essential Guide, please visit:

About the New York State Bar Association

The New York State Bar Association is the largest voluntary state bar association in the nation. Since 1876, the Association has helped shape the development of law, educated and informed the legal profession and the public, and championed the rights of New Yorkers through advocacy and guidance in our communities.


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