REMINDER TO NYC EMPLOYERS: NEW REQUIREMENTS UNDER FAIR CHANCE ACT GO INTO EFFECT JULY 28, 2021

On January 10, 2021, the New York City Council passed an amendment (Local Law 4) to the city’s Fair Chance Act (FCA) which significantly expands protections for job applicants and employees. The amendment goes into effect July 28, 2021. Below are highlights of Local Law 4: Expands scope of “criminal …

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EEOC Updates Guidance on Workplace Vaccinations

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its guidance and FAQs on workplace COVID-19 vaccination policies on May 28, stating that employers may request proof of vaccination status and offer incentives to encourage employees to receive the vaccine.Requesting proof that employees received a vaccination on their own is not a disability-related inquiry …

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Change your clock; change your password

Spring is traditionally a time when people do a deep cleaning of their homes. Have you thought about taking this one step further and doing a digital security deep clean? We recommend reviewing at least every quarter to minimize the risk of identity theft. Here are four steps to get you …

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Create a Secure Password

Change your clock; change your password

Now is the perfect time to protect yourself and your organization by changing your passwords. Every day hackers steal confidential information because of weak passwords, but not all hackers take what they need and leave—some may continue accessing your account, either to monitor your data or continue stealing information over …

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Office tenants try to measure remote work productivity as they weigh shrinking footprints

Why Now is the Time for a Closer Look at Your Real Estate Strategy

This article appeared originally on BIZNOW about our friends at Cresa. Software company LogMeIn had most of its 3,500 workers commute into the office daily before the coronavirus pandemic. Going forward, almost none of them will.After seeing their employees could be productive at home, LogMeIn’s executives in October introduced a long-term, …

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Visionaries v. Leaders: Who Does Your Organization Need Most?

Visionaries v. Leaders: Who Does Your Organization Need Most?

Is there a difference between a visionary and a leader in an organization? If you posed the question to a C-suite professional who’s led by a so-called “visionary leader,” they might say that a visionary and a leader are one in the same; any individual can exhibit both qualities. While …

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Department store to distribution center?

Department store to distribution center?

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated many consumer trends that were already emerging, the most significant being the scaling back of in-person retail and the scaling up of on-line shopping. Both of these developments have had major impacts on commercial real estate. On the retail side, as in-person shopping has decreased, …

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California real estate taxes: The potential impact is tremendous

California real estate taxes: The potential impact is tremendous

With election season upon us many are watching to see what happens in California with Proposition 15, also known as split-roll. The measure increases funding for schools, community colleges and local government by changing the property tax assessments structure originally set by Proposition 13 in 1978. Residential, agricultural and smaller …

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